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Kristen A. Binaso, RPh, CCP, FASCP

Kristen A. Binaso, RPh, CCP, FASCPKristen A. Binaso, RPh, CCP, FASCP

Pharmacist

Pharmacy

423 Answers31 Followers6,268 Helpful Answer Votes
 

Bio

Kristen A. Binaso, RPh, CCP, FASCP is the senior director, corporate alliances for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) in Washington, D.C. APhA is the largest and oldest national professional society of pharmacists with more than 62,000 members nationwide. Her group is responsible for helping the pharmaceutical industry reach pharmacists on a variety of different issues through APhA products and services.

Binaso is a 1997 graduate of Rutgers, The State University, College of Pharmacy and a fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. Binaso is passionate about geriatric care and is certified as a consultant pharmacist in New Jersey. She serves as an invited speaker and instructor at various national conferences, activities, and events. She has extensive background in recruitment and pharmacy operations in the retail sector with CVS/Pharmacy and Rite-Aid. Binaso is also certificate-trained in immunizations and is an APhA media advisor.

Credentials

Organization Affiliations:
  • American Pharmacists Association
 

My Answers

A. Vicks VapoRub is safe. It is actually a Vaseline type of ointment that contains camphor oil or menthol. All it does is create a nice vapor that when...
A. Actually yes. Prescription vitamins are actually formulated just for pregnant women and they do contain higher amounts of certain vitamins that may...
A. This is a tough one, because Antihistamine use which is typically a product used to treat hives really can't be used in pregnant women. I would ask...
A. There are so many different medications and we could go for hours if we went through every single one. But it really depends on what the area is. If...
A. Codeine and hydrocodone can be very harsh on the stomach. And a lot of people complain that, it makes their stomach upset, and that they don't feel...
A. As a pharmacist, if I had a patient who came to me and asked me this question, I would actually be a little concerned.I would ask them for how long...
A. There is a few great rules that I have for people to make sure that they are not taking more medications than they are supposed to. Number one is use...
A. Anti-gas pills work by decreasing the amount of gas bubbles that are in your stomach and your intestine. They try to help them dissolve, so therefore...
A. This is a question that a pharmacist is going to ask that patient, a lot of other questions. I need to know who has the upset stomach. And for how...
A. Diarrhea is a condition that once again as a pharmacist I can tell you all the time I ask a lot of questions, especially around the fact of, are you...
A. Menstrual cramps, very common. There are few different ways that can be treated. The first way is actually through a heating pad or using something...
A. A lot of prescription medications can cause constipation. Some examples could be prenatal vitamins, some heart medications, and also pain medications...
A. I would recommend going to the ER and have it checked out. Chest pain and not being able to breathe could be signs of a heart attack. It’s better to...
A. Common side effects in children are constipation and diarrhea. If you notice the infant has darker urine, bruising of the skin, or a yellowish tinge...
A. Good question. The company did not lose its patent but was approved to transition to the over-the-counter class of medications. Prevacid OTC will be...