Publication: Formulary Journal

First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Collaborative care improves depression in teens

Dr RichardsonTeens who received the collaborative care intervention in primary care had significantly greater improvements in depressive symptoms than teens who were receiving treatment as usual, according to a study published in JAMA .In a joint Seattle ... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Acid suppressing drugs may be linked to infection risk in kids

Treating pediatric patients with acid suppression drugs may cause changes in the microflora, which may predispose them to clinical infections, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics .Acid suppression therapy is commonly used in infants and ... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Heart-related hospitalizations, deaths reduced due to coordinated care efforts

Over the last decade there has been positive progress in reducing hospitalizations for heart attacks , heart failure and stroke , and in reducing the risk of death for the declining numbers of people who are hospitalized with those conditions, according ... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Seniors are better protected from flu with high-dose vaccine

A high-dose influenza vaccine protects the senior population better than the standard-dose influenza vaccine, according to a study published in the August 14 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.Read The goal of vaccines: It's worth a shotIn response ... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Guideline: Patients with liver disease should be first to receive expensive Hep C drugs

Patients with advanced liver disease or other severe symptoms of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection should be first in line for drug therapy, according to a new  guideline  from the  American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases  and the Infectious ... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Rivaroxaban associated with lower inpatient costs compared to warfarin among NVAF patients

RautHospitalization costs for rivaroxaban ( Xarelto , Janssen) were significantly lower than warfarin in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF), according to a study in the August 2014 issue of  Current Medical Research & Opinion.Hospitals, ... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Safety of new drugs questioned by researchers

Dr FrankPhysicians and patients should avoid new drugs unless they are truly breakthrough drugs, according to a study in Health Affairs .“FDA needs to make sure drugs are safe before they're approved and not rush to judgment in order to meet artificial ... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Drugs in Context: Tasimelteon (Hetlioz)

IntroductionIt is estimated that up to 100,000 people in the United States have non-24 hour sleep wake disorder (N24HSWS). It shares symptoms that are similar to other sleep disorders the criteria for the presence of this disorder is a complain of cyclic ... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Whooping cough vaccine safe in pregnancy

Pregnant women given pertussis vaccination in their third trimester to prevent infections in newborns, should be reassured that the vaccine is safe, and in fact, may be beneficial, according to a study published in The BMJ online July 11, 2014.In a retrospective ... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

New AAP guidance for RSV drug spurs manufacturer reaction

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revision of its recommendations for use of palivizumab (Synagis, MedImmune Specialty Care Division of AstraZeneca ) for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in infants has fueled a reaction from the drug’s manufa ... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

A data-driven approach to minimizing diversion

As prescription drug abuse in the United States escalates, diversion of controlled substances is becoming an increasingly critical issue for hospitals and health system executives to monitor. In hospitals, diversion of controlled substances not only negatively ... [Published Formulary Journal - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

4 ways to manage prescription drug misuse

While there are signs of progress in the epidemic of prescription drug misuse, everyone is at risk of misuse, according to a new study.The Quest Diagnostics Health Trends study ( Prescription Drug Misuse in America: Diagnostic Insights into Managing the ... [Published Formulary Journal - Jul 30 2014]

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Collaborative care improves depression in teens [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 27 2014]
Acid suppressing drugs may be linked to infecti... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 26 2014]
Heart-related hospitalizations, deaths reduced ... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 20 2014]
Seniors are better protected from flu with high... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Guideline: Patients with liver disease should b... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 14 2014]
Rivaroxaban associated with lower inpatient cos... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 12 2014]
Safety of new drugs questioned by researchers [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 11 2014]
Drugs in Context: Tasimelteon (Hetlioz) [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 06 2014]
Whooping cough vaccine safe in pregnancy [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 05 2014]
New AAP guidance for RSV drug spurs manufacture... [Published Formulary Journal - Aug 05 2014]
A data-driven approach to minimizing diversion [Published Formulary Journal - Jul 31 2014]
4 ways to manage prescription drug misuse [Published Formulary Journal - Jul 30 2014]
Paracetamol doesn’t speed recovery from acute l... [Published Formulary Journal - Jul 30 2014]
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