dietary supplements

Nutraceuticals: New Opportunities for Pharmacists
Nutraceuticals: New Opportunities for PharmacistsLearning more about popular dietary supplements could further cement pharmacists’ position in the healthcare industry, helping them gain recognition as healthcare providers.
Top 5 Problem Dietary Supplements
Top 5 Problem Dietary SupplementsWhen natural doesn't always mean safe, and reading labels doesn't necessarily protect consumers.
Pharmacists Are the Vitamins of Healthcare
Pharmacists Are the Vitamins of HealthcareThe Father of Vitamins was an incredibly important person who went unthanked—just like pharmacists.
Safety Communication: Biotin May Interfere with Lab Test Results
Safety Communication: Biotin May Interfere with Lab Test ResultsBiotin, AKA vitamin B7, appears to significantly throw off the results of certain lab tests.
Supplement Recalled, Contained Dangerous Additives
Supplement Recalled, Contained Dangerous AdditivesKiriko is recalling all lots of its weight-loss supplement.
FDA warns about contaminated drugs, dietary supplementsFDA warned consumers and health care professionals not to use a certain brand of drugs and dietary supplements that are contaminated.
Increased Poison Center Calls Due to Supplements
Increased Poison Center Calls Due to SupplementsA new study shows that supplement exposure rates have been increasing—pharmacists have a responsibility to slow those rates.
Age-restricted supplements sold to male teensSales associates at health food stores, which primarily sell dietary supplements, often recommend creatine products and, sometimes, testosterone boosters to young teenaged boys, according to a study involving 244 stores in 49 states.
Two Dietary Supplement Makers Close DoorsAuthorities putting more pressure on supplement manufacturers.
Dietary supplements-- an FDA primerFDA is not authorized to review dietary supplements for safety and effectiveness before they go on the market. But it does provide an electronic safety reporting portal tailored exclusively for dietary supplements.