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For some retailers in Colorado, a leprechaun’s pot of gold remains a mere Irish fantasy. A pot of green, on the other hand, is definitely real thanks to a new state law making it legal for some stores to sell marijuana for recreational use to adults 21 years and older.More »
Another blogger's take on lethal injection drug compounding from the Pharmacy Learing Network:
Eighth Circuit issues mandate prohibiting district court from requiring Missouri officials to reveal identity of physician, phar
The full Court of the Eighth Circuit has overruled one of its panels and issued a mandate requested by the Missouri Director of Corrections, prohibiting the district court from requiring the Director to disclose to plaintiffs the identities of the physician who prescribes pentobarbital injection for executions, the compounding pharmacy that prepares the lethal injections, and the testing laboratory that certifies the composition of the lethal injections used in Missouri.More »
The FDA is preparing more guidelines and regulations, pressing "outsourcers" to register and calling for state support to strengthen its control over drug compounders that operate as prescription drugmakers.More »
I was recently browsing articles online relative to the profession of pharmacy when I came across a few message boards that really caught my attention. They strongly urged anyone looking to begin a career in pharmacy to not only turn away from the profession but to RUN!More »
Over the years, retail pharmacists and the profession of pharmacy in general have endured many attacks and criticisms. The objection that seems to surface most often at social gatherings is that all pharmacists do is pour medication from one bottle into another. Condemnations such as these are generally the result of ignorance about the profession among consumers who know little or nothing about the inner workings of a pharmacy and the pharmacist’s role in filling their prescriptions.More »
Lately, there has been a great deal of attention paid to the obesity epidemic, and rightly so. Obesity is spreading (pun intended) worldwide, with tragic effects on human life. Americans, as well as citizens in many countries around the world, are fighting the obesity epidemic. And while health professionals in other countries struggle to bring obesity under control, they don’t seem to be paying as much attention to the other epidemic—opioid addiction.More »
Compound pharmacies are growing in popularity. Let’s have a look at some of the reasons why.
Variety in Dosing Methods
Many individuals have difficulty taking pills. A physician can order the appropriate dose via injection, gel or lozenge, something that the patient can ingest more easily. Additionally, certain patients may benefit from a controlled release form of certain drugs only available in the form of a tablet or vice versa. The ability to tailor prescriptions to individual needs holds quite the appeal.More »
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Everyone seems to be in complete festive mood this month. December has just started and people have already started planning for the next few weeks of festivities. Christmas means lots of food and drinks, which can give rise to a number of health issues. Therefore, it is necessary that you get to follow the blow tips for having a wonderful and healthy Christmas ahead.More »