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Abilify information for patients

ABILIFY is used to treat adults and adolescents aged 13 years and older who suffer from a condition with symptoms such as feeling “high”, pathological Gambling and Other Compulsive Behaviors: Compulsive or uncontrollable urges to gamble have been reported with use of aripiprazole. Abilify has been shown to increase the risk of death when used… Read More »

Parkinson’s drug may help curb delusions in Alzheimer’s patients

SAN DIEGO — A drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson’s patients did the same for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in a study that was stopped early because the benefit seemed clear. If regulators agree, the drug could become the first treatment specifically for dementia-related psychosis and the first new medicine… Read More »

Rituxan Approved for Pediatric Patients With Rare Vasculitis Diseases

TUESDAY, Oct. 1, 2019 — Rituxan (rituximab) injection was granted the first approval for a drug to treat granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) in combination with glucocorticoids in children 2 years and older, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. The agency noted that pediatric patients with GPA, previously known as… Read More »

Weekly pharmacy visits boost drug adherence and quality of life in heart failure patients – Science Daily

Elderly patients with heart failure who see a pharmacist once a week are more likely to take their tablets and be active in daily life, according to late breaking results from the PHARM-CHF randomised controlled trial presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). “Adhering to a… Read More »

Low mobility predicts hospital readmission in older heart attack patients

Under the threat of financial penalty, hospitals are always on the lookout for ways to reduce their 30-day readmissions. For heart attack patients in particular,conducting a simple mobility test might be the best means of forecasting which patients are likely to return. Close to 20 percent of elderly adults who have suffered a heart attack… Read More »