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Latest Pharmacy News

Patient Preferences Explored in Multiple Myeloma Treatment

An Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status of ≥2 is linked to lower treatment satisfaction in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, but receiving medication orally is linked to higher satisfaction, according to a study published online Aug. 1 in The Oncologist.

Parents Divided on Primary Care Policies for Unvaccinated Patients

Three in 10 parents say that their child's primary care office should ask parents who refuse all vaccines to find another health care provider, according to an Aug. 19 Mott Poll Report.

Antipsychotic Rx Patterns in Children With ADHD Concerning

While the number of young people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder who are treated with antipsychotic drugs is low, many antipsychotic prescriptions do not appear to be clinically warranted, according to a study published online July 26 in JAMA Network Open.

Antiarrhythmic Drugs May Up Fall Injuries in Older A-Fib Patients

Use of antiarrhythmic drugs is associated with a higher risk for fall-related injuries and syncope among older patients with atrial fibrillation, according to a study published online July 24 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.