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340B Price Guide Update: Atrial Fibrillation

In March of this year, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association published their updated guidelines on managing patients with atrial fibrillation. There were a few changes made from the guidelines released in 2006, the most noteworthy of these being in the area of thromboembolism prevention. There are now new recommendations in assessing a patient’s risk of clot formation and how to treat those that are determined to be the most susceptible. With the development of new oral anticoagulant medications, the panel has made suggestions on their role in therapy and particularly which patients their usage should be cautioned in.

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Medications to Treat Obesity: What is Available?

After completing two months of 2015, how are those New Year’s resolutions coming? I am certain shedding extra pounds is one of the more popular resolutions folks make. I am a firm believer that diet and exercise is the best way for all of to maintain a healthy weight, but in cases where justified, there may be patients that need extra help achieving their weight loss goals.

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Access 340B Price Guide on Mobile Device

Did you know 340B Price Guide gives you the option to help providers select the lowest cost option on their mobile device? Simply search "340B" on Google Play or the Apple Store. Your credentials are the same as the web version!

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New Year Med Cleanup

The new year brings with it a great opportunity to discuss with patients how to best dispose of unused or expired medications they may have at home. It is very important to educate patients on the safe ways to get rid of these drugs, and why it is not always the best idea to just throw them in the trash or flush them down the toilet.

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The 340B Drug Pricing Program is managed by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA). For more information visit: www.hrsa.gov/opa This material is provided for general informational purposes of 340B Drug Prices only and is not an endorsement of any prescription product referenced herein. For information as to the clinical use or efficacy of a referenced product, please contact the manufacturer. 340B Price Guide makes no representations and provides no warranties as to the effectiveness or suitability for use of any prescription product referenced herein. Any referenced cost is provided as an estimate only and the actual cost is subject to change at any time and without notice. 340B Price Guide does not guarantee that the cost represented herein will be the actual and pharmacy shall at all times collect amounts due as indicated at the time of adjudication and shall be reimbursed per the terms of its agreement.'