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Aimovig (erenumab-aooe) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to prevent migraine headaches in adults.

FDA Approves Aimovig to Prevent Migraines

Patients taking Aimovig reported one to two fewer monthly migraine days than those taking pacebo
Patterns of potential opioid misuse are positively associated with subsequent opioid overdose

Patterns of Potential Misuse Help Assess Risk of Opioid Overdose

Positive link for subsequent opioid overdose with greater numbers of prescribers and pharmacies
Doptelet (avatrombopag) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with chronic liver disease who are slated to have a medical or dental procedure.

FDA OKs Doptelet for Liver Dz Patients Undergoing Procedures

Doptelet reduces the need for platelet transfusion or any rescue therapy on day of procedure
For active-duty military personnel

Adding Chiropractic to Usual Care Beneficial for Low Back Pain

Improvements in low back pain intensity and disability among active-duty military personnel
Stigmatizing language used in medical records to describe patients can influence medical students and residents in terms of their attitudes towards the patient and their clinical decision-making

Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care

Stigmatizing language may transmit bias, influence trainees' attitudes
Patients undergoing urological procedures use just over half of their initial prescription of opioids

AUA: Many Have Unused Opioids After Urologic Procedures

Patients use just over half of initial prescription; highest percentage of unused meds for cystectomy
Pharmacists should counsel Muslim patients who fast during Ramadan with respect to their medications and adjusting their medication regimen

Pharmacists Should Counsel Patients Fasting for Ramadan

Pharmacists can suggest adjustments for meds taken several times per day, those affected by food intake
Oxymetazoline is safe and effective for the treatment of moderate-to-severe persistent erythema of rosacea

Sustained Use of Oxymetazoline Cream Efficacious for Rosacea

Findings based on year-long evaluation of safety and efficacy for moderate-to-severe symptoms
For patients with advanced cancers

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Efficacy Varies by Sex

Magnitude of benefit of immune checkpoint inhibitors sex-dependent for patients with advanced cancers
Inhaled combined budesonide-formoterol used as needed is beneficial for mild asthma

Budesonide-Formoterol Used As Needed Beneficial in Mild Asthma

Superior to terbutaline with respect to asthma control, non-inferior to budesonide for exacerbations