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Offspring born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis who are exposed to tumor necrosis factor α inhibitors in the gestational period do not have a significantly increased risk of serious infections

TNFi Exposure In Utero Does Not Up Serious Infection Risk

No increased risk of serious infection among RA offspring versus non-TNFi exposed or control
Semaglutide is safe and effective for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Semaglutide Found to Be Effective Against Type 2 Diabetes

The once-weekly glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist cuts HbA1c, body weight
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
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
A nonprofit manufacturer could help keep generic drug prices down and maintain their supply

Nonprofit Manufacturer Could Keep Generic Drug Costs Down

Nonprofit manufacturer will pursue cost-plus strategy to cover costs, maintain financial viability
A novel purchasing strategy could dramatically reduce the costs of medications for hepatitis C virus

Novel Purchasing Strategy Could Cut Medicaid Costs for HCV Meds

Strategy involves making deal with manufacturer for a lump-sum payment in return for 100 percent rebate
From 1999 to 2014 there was a decrease in prescription medication use overall among children and adolescents

Prescription Med Use in Children Down Overall From 1999 to 2014

Increases in eight medication classes, including asthma and ADHD medications, contraceptives
Receipt of opioid-related payments from industry in 2014 was associated with increased opioid prescribing in 2015

Opioid-Related Payments Linked to Increase in Opioid Rx

Receipt of any opioid-related payment from industry in 2014 tied to increase in opioid claims in 2015
For patients with osteopenia or osteoporosis

Fx Risk Should Be Monitored in Bisphosphonate Drug Holiday

Lower femoral neck bone mineral density and T scores for fracture versus non-fracture group
There is insufficient evidence available for examining the correlation between prescription drug monitoring programs and non-fatal or fatal overdoses

Evidence Lacking for Impact of PDMPs on Drug Overdoses

Evidence insufficient that drug monitoring programs increase or decrease opioid overdoses in U.S.