Prescription Drug Misuse: Results from a National Survey
Close to 19 million individuals 12 years and older misused prescription pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives in the past year
Pharmacists who work in the pharmaceutical industry should be aware of emerging technology that may streamline drug development.
Clinicians may prefer venipuncture if multiple fingersticks are necessary.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Any new effective regimen to fight colon cancer is appreciated, especially if it offers toxicity and cost advantages.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
Earlier this year, the CDC published data that raised concerns about the emergence of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea. Now, a newly identified cluster of highly resistant gonorrhea infections in the United States has health officials urging for better treatment options.
Krystle Vermes
All 4 dosage strengths of memantine and donepezil hydrochlorides (Namzaric) extended-release capsules are now available by prescription at US pharmacies.
Melatonin: it’s more than just a sleep aid.

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Early detection and accessible treatment key factors in tuberculosis prevention.
Wholesalers, Grocers, Regional Chains and State Pharmacist Groups Back Legislation
Medicines for Europe and GPhA are committed to supporting positive developments of the negotiations for a TTIP and in particular the regulatory cooperation of pharmaceuticals therein.
ASCP Looks to Fast-Paced October and November

Pharmacy Market News

FLAVORx Helps Retail Partners Improve the Pharmacy Experience by Personalizing Medication for Young Children

Strategic Alliance Partner News

CVS Health has announced that it has expanded access to the opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone in Alabama, Alaska, Illinois, Missouri and West Virginia, allowing CVS Pharmacy patients to access the medication without an individual prescription.
Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation have announced the launch of the 2016 "Get a Shot, Give a Shot" campaign, a fourth-year collaboration to help provide life-saving vaccines to children in developing countries.
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