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Transitions Magazine

Transitions is published bi-monthly for members of the APhA New Practitioner Network. The online newsletter contains information focused on life inside and outside pharmacy practice, providing guidance on various areas of professional, personal, and practice development. Each issue includes in-depth articles on such topics as personal financial management, innovative practice sites, career profiles, career development tools, residency and postgraduate programs, and more.

Polypharmacy, certain medication classes seem to worsen COVID-19 outcomes Polypharmacy, certain medication classes seem to worsen COVID-19 outcomes

Polypharmacy, certain medication classes seem to worsen COVID-19 outcomes

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Pharmacists are well aware that polypharmacy is a major issue among patients, especially older adults. Recent studies have estimated that approximately 36% of older adults take at least 5 prescription medications, and 67% take 5 or more medications or supplements, including OTCs.

American Pharmacists Month: You stand by us all American Pharmacists Month: You stand by us all

American Pharmacists Month: You stand by us all

As we reach the midpoint of American Pharmacists Month, we must continuously honor the pharmacists who do heroic work every day in the face of...
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Drug combo has potential to reduce COVID-19 hospitalization and death

New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that a combination of the monoclonal antibodies casirivimab and imdevimab, REGEN-COV, significantly reduced the risk of COVID-19–related hospitalizations and death in patients. The study results were part of the phase 3 portion of an adaptive trial.
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