gastrointestinal drugs

Promoting Drug Safety During Breastfeeding
Promoting Drug Safety During BreastfeedingPharmacists can help women who breastfeed by identifying the safest drugs and dosage schedules to minimize exposure.
Study: Genetic variants determine whether aspirin/NSAIDS will reduce colorectal cancer riskRegular use of aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) appears to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer in most individuals, but a few individuals with rare genetic variants do not share this benefit, according to a study published in the March 17 issue of JAMA.
5 most expensive Rxs for retireesAmericans 65 and older spent nearly $93 billion on prescription drugs in 2010. That’s not surprising. What may be surprising is that nearly 7 out of 10 of those dollars were spent in only a handful of drug classifications.