• One year into COVID-19 vaccination, pharmacists across the country have learned a great deal. Guidance from federal officials changed rapidly and misinformation spread all over social media, but through it all pharmacists have been the trusted voice […]
  • At a recent meeting of CDC’s Advisory Committee of Immunization Practices (ACIP), the group recommended recombinant zoster vaccine (RZV) for adults 19 years and older who are immunodeficient or immunosuppressed as well as the routine use of […]
  • It is with the benefit of time and experience that we look back on days past. From this perspective, there are lessons to learn and wisdom to gain, which can and will shape our future. Despite the […]
  • According to a 2019 Brain Health and Dietary Supplements Survey conducted by AARP, over 25% of Americans age 50 and up use some sort of supplement to help boost their brain health. A quick internet search for […]
  • Drug class: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) pUL97 kinase inhibitor.
  • We know that dexamethasone reduces morbidity and mortality associated with COVID-19 infections. Does a higher daily intake of dexamethasone reduce morbidity and mortality further? Munch and colleagues answered this question in the COVID STEROID 2 Trial Group […]
  • Pharmacists are well aware that polypharmacy is a major issue among patients, especially older adults. Recent studies have estimated that approximately 36% of older adults take at least 5 prescription medications, and 67% take 5 or more […]
  • Many health systems have been caught off-guard by a sharp plunge in drug availability due to the unforeseen demand of certain medications created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief among them is Tocilizumab (TCZ), a monoclonal antibody interleukin-6 […]
  • Adults treated with empagliflozin (Jardiance—Boehringer Ingelheim, Lilly) during hospitalization for an acute heart failure (HF) event had reduced all-cause mortality, fewer HF events, and improvement in HF–related symptoms compared with those given a placebo, according to results […]

 

 

East Paris Pharmacy
2060 E. Paris Ave Suite 102
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
Phone: 1 (616) 805-4601
Fax: 1 (616) 805-4826

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