The Role of Compounding During Drug Shortages

The Role of Compounding During Drug Shortages

Written by: Kelvin Ofei, PharmD. Candidate, Class of 2021, Mercer University College of Pharmacy   What are Drug Shortages and What Causes Them?   Drug shortages can arise from various things that may or may not be independent of one another. Manufacturing...
Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion

Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion

  “You cannot poison a crucial enzyme, block an important receptor, or interfere with a metabolic function for the long term and expect a good result.” - David Brownstein, M.D. Drugs That Don’t Work and Natural Therapies That Do   The issue that we need to...
Supplements and the Immune System

Supplements and the Immune System

One body system that everyone wants to work at its best is the immune system. Unfortunately, there is a lot of conflicting information out there regarding which vitamins or supplements may best support your health. If you are looking for vitamins and supplements for...
Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune Diseases

Written by pharmacy student Lucrecia Onyimah, Mercer University College of Pharmacy   Our immune system is responsible for protecting us from bacteria, viruses, and parasites that may sometimes attack our bodies.  In an autoimmune disease, our immune system meant...
Five Supplements to Consider for Stress Management

Five Supplements to Consider for Stress Management

Everyone experiences stress at one time or another, but chronic stress and how that stress is perceived can be detrimental to our physical health if left unchecked. When most people think of stress they usually limit their definition to emotional or mental stressors...