Dr. Stacy Wiegman, PharmD

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Location:

  • Tega Cay, SC

Activity

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of American seniors with diabetes have their disease under control, a new study finds.

    "This research gives us a good picture of diabetes control in older adults and gets us thinking about what it means ...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of American seniors with diabetes have their disease under control, a new study finds.

    "This research gives us a good picture of diabetes control in older adults and gets us thinking about what it means ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedics:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with back pain that doesn't improve with treatment could have a rare type of spine infection, new guidelines suggest.

    The infection -- called vertebral osteomyelitis -- could lead to paralysis or death if it's not diagnosed and treated co...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedics:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with back pain that doesn't improve with treatment could have a rare type of spine infection, new guidelines suggest.

    The infection -- called vertebral osteomyelitis -- could lead to paralysis or death if it's not diagnosed and treated co...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug dramatically lowers blood levels of potentially harmful triglycerides, a new study finds.

    Triglycerides are a type of blood fat created by the food you eat. At very high levels, they can cause heart problems and pancreatiti...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug dramatically lowers blood levels of potentially harmful triglycerides, a new study finds.

    Triglycerides are a type of blood fat created by the food you eat. At very high levels, they can cause heart problems and pancreatiti...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Audiology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A certain class of antibiotics used to treat deadly bacterial infections puts patients at high risk for hearing loss, research in mice suggests.

    Newborns with life-threatening infections are often given these antibiotics, the researchers said.<...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Audiology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A certain class of antibiotics used to treat deadly bacterial infections puts patients at high risk for hearing loss, research in mice suggests.

    Newborns with life-threatening infections are often given these antibiotics, the researchers said.<...Full Article

  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy
    Nexium can treat erosive esophagitis because the damage to the esophagus is the result of stomach acid. Nexium works as part of a family of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors. Nexium decreases stomach acid production, thereby alleviating heartburn, damage to the esophagus, and other symptoms of...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Rehabilitation:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Praluent, the first of a powerful new class of injected, cholesterol-lowering drugs that experts believe could change cardiovascular care.

    Praluent (alirocumab) sharply cuts levels of LDL (...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Rehabilitation:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Praluent, the first of a powerful new class of injected, cholesterol-lowering drugs that experts believe could change cardiovascular care.

    Praluent (alirocumab) sharply cuts levels of LDL (...Full Article

  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy
    Follow your doctor's prescription instructions carefully when taking Crestor (rosuvastatin). Crestor is often administered in oral tablet form, most likely once per day. Crestor can be taken with or without food. You will need to take the medication at the same time each day, since it works best...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking two 12-week courses of alefacept -- a drug already approved to treat the skin condition psoriasis -- may help people with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes preserve some function in the beta cells in the pancreas, a new study suggests.

    Peopl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking two 12-week courses of alefacept -- a drug already approved to treat the skin condition psoriasis -- may help people with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes preserve some function in the beta cells in the pancreas, a new study suggests.

    Peopl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Clinical trials of cancer treatments need to include more elderly people, a leading group of cancer specialists says.

    In a position statement released July 20, the American Society of Clinical Oncology called on the U.S. government and the cancer ...Full Article