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Congestive Heart Failure


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Earl Franklin, a 68-year-old white male with a 20-year history of type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension, asks to speak with the pharmacist. He says that he is not feeling "quite right" and wants to know what nonprescription products you can recommend to help him. You ask him what seems to be the problem, and he says that he is having shortness of breath (SOB) that may be due to his 8-pound weight gain over the past 2 weeks. You ask him if he started taking any new medications, and he says that his doctor added Avandia to his current insulin regimen for diabetes. Continue Reading >


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