August 2021 Interactive Case Studies
How would you answer these patients' questions?
Managing Medications at School Is More Than a Family Affair
Pharmacists can step up counseling and advocate for best practices for children with chronic illnesses.
International Overdose Awareness Day Is Somber Reminder
Pharmacists carry a unique responsibility in the battle that has claimed 500,000 lives in the past 2 decades.
Salt-Based Mosquito-Control Products Are Ineffective
FDA Approves Ivermectin Lotion to Treat Head Lice
Investigators Find Missing Piece to Lyme Disease Puzzle
August 2021 Generic Product News
This month's featured products include lopinavir and ritonavir tablets, osimertinib tablets, and more.
Corner Drug Is a Thriving Multigenerational Family Business
Third-oldest drugstore in California celebrates a rich history and uses the latest technology to care for valued patients.
State Legislation Aims to Improve Access to Generics
Washington state's House Bill 5203 allows health care authority to partner with other agencies to produce, distribute, and purchase the drugs.
Heart Drug Has an Intriguing Past
18th century author William Withering popularized the medical use of digitalis, the source for cardiac medication Digoxin.
August 2021: Rx Product News
This month's featured products include the pneumococcal 20-valent conjugate vaccine, semaglutide injection, and more.
Telehealth Proves of Great Value During COVID-19
But state-to-state communications and inconsistencies related to licensing present legal issues.
August 2021: OTC Case Studies
Corporate Profile: Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Failure to Conduct DUR Is Basis for Negligence Suit
Expectations for pharmacists related to drug utilization reviews lead to examination of woman's death.
OTC Product News: August 2021
Concentrations of Ibuprofen Suspensions Are Error Prone
It is time to standardize to a single formulation to avoid mix-ups that can lead to adverse effects.
Education, Training Are Essential for Successful Flu Vaccination Campaigns
Experts anticipate a return to high influenza rates as COVID-19 prevention measures decline.
Shingles Is a Concern At All Ages
Anyone, even young people, can get infected, so the varicella or zoster vaccines offer the best prevention.
Help Prevent and Relieve Allergy Symptoms
Pharmacists can be essential resources for patients seeking advice on the selection and use of nonprescription medications.
Urge Parents to Have Kids Vaccinated
CDC publishes a schedule of recommended immunizations, how many doses are required, and at what age they should be administered.
Considerations for the Pharmacist in Recommending OTC Acne Products and Adjunctive Therapy With Moisturizers and Cleansers
Expect Explosive Growth in Specialty Pharmacy and the Neo-Pareto Rule of 80/2
You read that correctly; drop the zero in 20 to explain spending in the sector in the near future.
Pharmacists Should Expect a Busy Fall
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