Dr. Stacy Wiegman, PharmD

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When used to treat diabetes that develops during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), the drug glyburide has been linked to a number of complications in the baby, according to a new study.

    In fact, infants born to mothers given glyburide (DiaBeta) d...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Munching each day on a McIntosh, Granny Smith or other apple might not keep the doctor at bay, but a new study finds apple eaters are less likely to need a prescription medicine.

    The study, funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, looke...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Halting the use of cholesterol-lowering statins in terminally ill patients may improve their quality of life, a new study indicates.

    These findings suggest that care for terminally ill patients can be improved by taking them off medication prim...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A potentially life-threatening slowing of the heart can occur when the common heart drug amiodarone is taken with new hepatitis C medications, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

    The dangerous slowing of the heart -- called symptomati...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Repeated use of certain antibiotics may increase a person's risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed data from one million people in the United Kingdom and found that those who were prescribed at least two courses o...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new treatment to prepare the United States for the potential release of deadly inhalational anthrax has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    Anthrasil (Anthrax Immune Globulin Intravenous) is sanctioned, when combined with...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When caring for people with diabetes, primary care doctors need to tailor blood sugar targets and treatments to the individual patient, new recommendations suggest.

    That's just one of the guidelines highlighted in an article that experts from th...Full Article

  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy
    Appearex is no longer available in the United States.
    Appearex is used to treat weak, brittle, splitting or soft nails, according to the manufacturer's claims. Appearex contains high doses of biotin, a B vitamin that is present in tiny amounts in every living cell and is essential for normal liver...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy
    Watch me talk about the best place in your house to store your medications. The answer may surprise. Learn more in this video. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research examines why people with diabetes who depend on injections of lifesaving insulin still have no cheaper generic options to treat their disease.

    "Surprisingly, this issue has not been talked about, so we're asking the question: Why ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug may quickly quash symptoms of the digestive disorder Crohn's disease -- at least for the short term, an early clinical trial finds.

    The study, of more than 150 adults with Crohn's, found that just two weeks of treatment se...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes are calling for more research into the safety and effectiveness of insulin pumps.

    The diabetes' groups recommended "the adoption of a more rigorous, standar...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Prior research has suggested that regular use of a certain class of painkillers might lower colon cancer risk, but a new study finds that a person's genetics may also play a big role.

    Regular, long-term use of nonprescription painkillers called...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    SUNDAY, March 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adding an experimental new biologic drug to conventional cholesterol-lowering drugs may result in better cholesterol control and reduced risks of heart attack and stroke, according to a new study.

    Compared to patients on conventional therapy alon...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers are not promptly reporting the results of clinical trials to a government website specifically created to make the findings of these studies known, new research shows.

    Only about one out of 10 clinical trials met federal requiremen...Full Article