Dr. Stacy Wiegman, PharmD

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Location:

  • Tega Cay, SC

Activity

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

    TUESDAY, July 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who suffer a blood clot in the lungs with no obvious cause can ward off a new clot with extended use of blood-thinning medications, a new study shows.

    However, the length of time those blood thinners should be given is unclear, since their ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The injectable drug Saxenda may be a helpful tool in the battle against excess weight and obesity, a new study suggests.

    People who injected Saxenda (liraglutide) every day for a year lost an average of 18.5 pounds, compared with an average of 6...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The injectable drug Saxenda may be a helpful tool in the battle against excess weight and obesity, a new study suggests.

    People who injected Saxenda (liraglutide) every day for a year lost an average of 18.5 pounds, compared with an average of 6...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Menopause is commonly considered a risk factor for heart disease, as the protective effect of estrogen declines. However, in a new study, researchers found that postmenopausal women had a lower risk of dying from heart attack than did men of similar age

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Menopause is commonly considered a risk factor for heart disease, as the protective effect of estrogen declines. However, in a new study, researchers found that postmenopausal women had a lower risk of dying from heart attack than did men of similar age

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Menopause is commonly considered a risk factor for heart disease, as the protective effect of estrogen declines. However, in a new study, researchers found that postmenopausal women had a lower risk of dying from heart attack than did men of similar age

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Menopause is commonly considered a risk factor for heart disease, as the protective effect of estrogen declines. However, in a new study, researchers found that postmenopausal women had a lower risk of dying from heart attack than did men of similar age

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs might influence a person's aggressive behaviors, increasing or decreasing their irritability and violent tendencies, a new clinical trial suggests.

    Men taking statins typically become less aggressive, while wome...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs might influence a person's aggressive behaviors, increasing or decreasing their irritability and violent tendencies, a new clinical trial suggests.

    Men taking statins typically become less aggressive, while wome...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy & Immunology:

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Under-the-tongue pills for hay fever sufferers provide little symptom relief and often come with bothersome side effects, new research finds.

    Under-the-tongue, or sublingual, therapy is widely used in Europe as an alternative to allergy shots. In...Full Article

  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy
    A history of liver disease or damage can prevent Nexium from being properly flushed from the body, causing it to build up to unsafe levels. Therefore, while it is possible to take Nexium with a history of liver problems, be sure to let your doctor know about your medical history. That way, adjustments...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors who are ill-informed about narcotic painkillers are unintentionally contributing to their misuse, new research suggests.

    Almost half of 1,000 primary care doctors surveyed in the United States mistakenly believed that abuse-deterrent pills...Full Article

  • Sheila Hester
    Why is Lurline not available in the U.S. Was best menstral medication! Want some for my daughter for.menopause. It was my salvation.
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy
    Truvada is intended for people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is also used as part of a comprehensive strategy to prevent infection in people who are HIV-negative. Although Truvada doesn't cure HIV infection or its symptoms, it does interfere with the replication of the virus...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Medical marijuana can be useful in treating chronic pain, but may be less effective for other conditions, a new analysis reveals.

    A review of nearly 80 clinical trials involving medical marijuana or marijuana-derived drugs revealed moderately str...Full Article