March 2014 Mental Health

Pharmacy Law: What Does It Mean to Revoke a Pharmacist's License to Practice

March 14, 2014

Legal Focus

A pharmacist is told that a board of pharmacy hearing may result in the revocation of his license to practice. May he challenge the decision in court by alleging that he was not alerted to the possibility of permanent revocation?

Trokendi XR by Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc

March 13, 2014

Rx Product News Profile

Trokendi XR (topiramate) is an antiepileptic drug FDA approved for treating partial-onset seizures and primary, generalized tonic-clonic seizures in patients 10 years and older and for adjunctive use in children as young as 6 years with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or partial-onset seizures.

FDA Clamps Down on Indian Drug Makers

March 11, 2014

News Briefs

While visiting India from February 10 to 18, 2014, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, MD, announced plans to increase regulation of pharmaceutical manufacturers in the country amid concerns about the safety of medications they produce.

Spring Cleaning Your Patients' Medicine Cabinets

March 11, 2014

Brown Bag Consult

By relying on medication reconciliation, hospital pharmacists can prevent errors that occur when a patient's medications include prescription and/or OTC drugs and herbal and/or dietary supplements.