How Pharmacists Can Manage Metric Dosing of Children’s Medications
Rachel Lutz
Children’s medications should now be dispensed in metric units, not teaspoons or tablespoons. Here's how pharmacists can help make the change happen.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Advances in treatment for chronic hepatitis C virus have been breaking news in the last few years.
Ryan Marotta, Assistant Editor
Responding to the growing number of deaths related to prescription opioid overdose, the US Department of Health and Human Services recently announced new opioid abuse countermeasures.
Ryan Marotta, Assistant Editor
The FDA today approved Teva’s albuterol sulfate inhalation powder (Proair RespiClick).
Krystle Vermes
Teva, Mylan, and Sandoz announced the US launches of their generic equivalents to Novartis’s Exforge.
Ryan Marotta, Assistant Editor
Anorexic patients may not experience the reward-based motivation for food that drives many individuals to eat, which would explain how they are able to control their appetite.
Krystle Vermes
The FDA has granted priority review status to Amgen’s supplemental New Drug Application for its carfilzomib (Kyprolis) cancer therapy.
Ryan Marotta, Assistant Editor
An oral formulation of deferasirox is approved for the treatment of chronic iron overload due to blood transfusions.

Association News

Annual Meeting inspires pharmacists to work together to improve health care system for patients.
The association discourages pharmacist participation in executions on the basis that such activities are fundamentally contrary to the role of pharmacists as providers of health care.
AMCP supports developing new guidelines for prescribing opioids, boosting prescription drug monitoring programs, and further adopting electronic prescribing practices.
ASHP has recognized 12 pharmacy students for their achievements in campus leadership and pharmacy practice in hospitals or ambulatory care clinics.
The completed endowment included a $37,000 pledge from the National Association of Nuclear Pharmacies.

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Salix Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company that offers innovative gastroenterology treatments.
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