For the Record

Compounding Pharmacy, Part 3: Responding to FDA Enforcement Actions
Thursday, June 13, 2013
There are a number of factors to take into account when responding to FDA enforcement actions.
Compounding Pharmacy, Part 2: Preparing for an FDA Inspection
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Planning in advance for an FDA inspection of your compounding pharmacy will help prevent rash decisions after the inspectors walk in the door.
Compounding Pharmacy, Part 1: Tragedy and Reaction
Friday, May 10, 2013
The meningitis outbreak caused by a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy has set off a debate of whether and how regulation of compounders should be tightened.
Meningitis Outbreak Raises Questions Regarding Oversight of Compounding Pharmacies
Friday, October 26, 2012
The fungal meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts-based compounding pharmacy has led to a debate over how regulations can be improved to prevent such incidents in the future.
Should Pharmacists Be Given Expanded Dispensing Powers?
Thursday, May 10, 2012
The FDA is considering giving pharmacists the power to dispense without a prescription certain medications that currently require a prescription.
Is REMS Interfering With the Practice of Medicine?
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
By insisting that certain medications only be used for their approved indications, the FDA opens itself up to accusations of overreach.
The Possibility of OTC Lipitor
Thursday, November 3, 2011
The blockbuster drug Lipitor is about to go over-the-counter, which can lead to the loss of billions of dollars. Will converting save the brand?
Solutions to the Drug Shortage Crisis
Friday, October 21, 2011
Most of the solutions that have been proposed to eradicate the drug shortage are flawed. Better, more practical solutions are needed.

The Oncology Care Pharmacist in Health-System Pharmacy 
According to the National Cancer Institute, almost 40% of men and women will be given a diagnosis of some form of cancer in their lifetime.



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