Excipients and Preservatives and Dyes, Oh My! How Inert Medication Components Can Cause Clinical Responses

Published by The Pediatric Pharmacy Association and Pediatric Pharmacy Association


Summary

This presentation will cover multiple excipients, fillers, preservatives, stabilizers, and dyes that are added to medications as "inert" ingredients. However, some patients can have significant allergic reactions to these ingredients from mild rashes, extending to anaphylaxis. Information will be provided on the regulation of these ingredients.

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Define the differences in inactive medication components.
2. Describe how inactive ingredients are regulated in the US and other countries where drugs are manufactured.
3. Recognize various inactive medication ingredients that can cause clinical reactions in patients.
4. Identify how dietary intolerances can impact a patient's response to inactive medication ingredients.

Accreditation:
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PPA has accredited this knowledge-based webinar for 1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists. UAN #:0180-0000-20-003-L01-P.

The Pediatric Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. In order to receive credit, participants must register for the program, attend the program, and fill out a post-program survey. Webinar programs are 100% supported through program registration fees and PPA membership dues, and is not supported by Industry.

Group Pricing for CE only:
Groups will need to email Lauren Henretty at lhenretty@pediatricpharmacy.org their attendance list with each participants name, email, NABP# and DOB in order to receive credit.

Presenters
Tara Smith, Pharm D, MS, BCPPS
Tara Smith currently holds the position of Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Pediatrics at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Florida. She has over 20 years of experience in Pediatric Pharmacy and has been a part of ASHP, ACCP and PPAG for the majority of her career. As a member of PPAG, Tara has maintained involvement in the Advocacy committee for the entirety of her membership and is currently Chair-Elect of the committee. She obtained her pharmacy degrees from the University of Georgia,...More

Originally Published

April 8, 2020


Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Excipients and Preservatives and Dyes, Oh My! - Video
  • Excipients and Preservatives and Dyes, Oh My! - Paper

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