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As Celebrities Bring Notoriety to the Opioid Epidemic, Community Pharmacists Can Offer Help

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Recently, singer Demi Lovato suffered a drug overdose and was saved by using the opioid reversal medication Narcan (naloxone). Her struggle with substance abuse has brought added attention to the...
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Educating Patients on Expiration Dates

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The expiration dates on certain batches of EpiPen products are being extended four months by the FDA because of chronic shortages of the medication. The extension applies to certain batches...
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Are Patients Misusing NSAIDS?

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About 15 percent of all patients who take NSAIDS are misusing them, according to recent studies. The causes relate to the patients’ attitudes toward taking drugs. Of the patients surveyed,...
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What are NSAIDS?

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NSAIDS are some of the most common pain relief drugs in the world. Some 30 million Americans use them on a daily basis. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) are normally used...
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Top Ten Pharmacy Magazines

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Listed below are some of the most important pharmacy magazines being published today. The listings are based in part on circulation numbers and impact on the pharmacy profession. Pharmacy Times...
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FDA Approves First Non-Opioid Drug for Withdrawal

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The FDA has recently approved the drug Lucemyra – lofexidine hydrochloride – for alleviating the symptoms associated with opioid withdrawal. The drug is manufactured by WorldMedsLLC. It is not intended...
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The Potential Impact of President Trump’s Drug Pricing Policy

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President Trump is proposing to reduce drug prices by promoting greater competition within the industry, such as giving private organizations greater power to negotiate with drug companies for lower prices...
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What Unused Patient Medicine is Costing

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Healthcare professionals call it nonadherence to prescribed medications. In layman’s terms, it simply means not taking the drugs that you need to for a health condition. And it is a...
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Five Ways Sunshine Can Benefit You and Your Patients

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Summer is here, and with the warmer weather, people will be going outdoors a lot more. Because people are outside, the focus in the media and elsewhere is on warning...
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Best States to be a Pharmacist In

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Where are the best states to practice pharmacy? To determine the answer, a career website looked at several criteria most important to job seekers. Most important to people is the...
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