dietary supplements

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.
We Missed the Bus the First Time AroundI missed that Dietary Supplement Bus in 1994-- and so did the pharmacy profession.
What are the dietary recommendations for hair growthMany dietary supplements have entered the market to support increased hair growth
Case study from an integrative pharmacyHow to take in the Big Picture, New Pharmacy-style.
FDA warns supplement firms over unapproved ingredientThe FDA issued warning letters to 14 dietary supplement manufacturers because they are using an ingredient not approved for use. The ingredient in question is 4-Amino-2-Methylpentane Citrate, also known as 1,3-Dimethylbutylamine, 2-amino-4-methylpentane, AMP citrate, and 4-methyl-2-pentanamine, or DMBA.
Target, Walmart, Walgreens ordered to stop herbal supplement sales in New YorkAmong four New York retail chains, only 21% of store-brand supplements tested contained the plant material named on their labels.
Can dietary supplements help manage type 2 diabetes?Patients are going to ask. Pharmacists need to have the answer ready.
Fraud in the pharmacy?If you sell products that make medical claims not approved by FDA, you are participating in fraud. Maybe better take another look at your pharmacy's shelves.
Dietary supplements: Reclaiming the roots of pharmacyPharmacists and consumers alike need to educate themselves about the proper use of these products, taken either alone or with Rx medications.