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Pharmacy Choice Newsletter - October 2014

The Pharmacy Spotlight - October 2014
October 2, 2014
Volume 16, Issue 10
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Industry Headlines
09/30 – California becomes first state to ban plastic bags
09/25 – U.S. FDA Accepts Otsuka and Lundbeck's Filing for Review of Brexpiprazole for the Treatment of Schizophrenia and as Adjunctive Therapy for the Treatment of Major Depression
09/25 – AMN Healthcare Launches First-of-its Kind Center to Train the New Healthcare Workforce
09/24 – FDA Clears Glucose Monitoring System For Use In Hospital Critical Care Units
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October Disease Focus
Atrial fibrillation treatment in older adults: warfarin versus the newer agents
by Joseph P. Vande Griend, Pharm.D, BCPS, CGP
Atrial fibrillation is highly prevalent in older adults and prevalence increases with age, occurring in 1.5% of those 60-70 years, and 10% of those > 80 years.1 Patients with atrial fibrillation are at a 4-5 times… Read More
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New Drug for Psoriatic Arthritis
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Otezla (apremilast) is a new drug recently approved by the FDA for the treatment of both psoriatic arthritis and plaque psoriasis. Apremilast works by inhibiting… Read More
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How familiar are you with this newer class drugs, the SGLT-2 inhibitors?
Completely unfamiliar- 77.9%
Somewhat unfamiliar - 9.3%
Familiar - 10.1% Very familiar - 2.6%
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