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Pharmacy Choice Newsletter - September 2015

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September 5, 2015
Volume 17, Issue 9
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08/31 – Siemens solutions support diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases; New cardiovascular imaging and information system drives care outcomes
08/27 – Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug
08/27 – El Camino Hospital Garners Esteemed Recognition from NAMI California Chapter
08/27 – FDA Presents Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Exelixis' Cabozantinib for the Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma in Patients Who Received One Prior…
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September Disease Focus
Treatment Options for Erectile Dysfunction
by Joseph P. Vande Griend, Pharm.D, BCPS
Erectile dysfunction is defined as the inability to consistently acquire or sustain an erection of sufficient rigidity and duration necessary for sexual intercourse. The prevalence of erectile dysfunction is low in men less than 40 years old, but occurs in more than 40%… Read More
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Herpes zoster, also known as shingles, results from the reactivation of dormant varicella zoster virus several years after infection with chicken pox. Shingles more commonly affects adults older than 50 and those who are immunocompromised. More than 90%… Read More
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It is unlikely that PCSK9 inhibitors would replace statin drugs unless favorable mortality data becomes available:
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Agree - 66.6%
Neutral or uncertain - 0%
Disagree - 0%
Strongly Disagree - 0%
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