News tagged with pharmacy

New blood-thinner measures may cut medication errors

Blood thinners are the preferred treatment option to prevent heart attacks, blood clots and stroke, but they are not without risk, and not just because of their side effects. These high-risk drugs, known as anticoagulants, ...

May 22, 2013
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FDA cites sanitary issues at specialty pharmacies

(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration says it has uncovered troubling sterility problems at 30 specialty pharmacies that were inspected following a recent outbreak of meningitis caused by contaminated drugs.

Apr 12, 2013
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FDA: Georgia pharmacy recalling all sterile drugs

(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration says a Georgia compounding pharmacy that distributed a drug linked to eye infections is now recalling all of its injectable medicines following a federal inspection.

Mar 21, 2013
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Rite Aid expands online clinic program

Rite Aid is expanding a new drugstore clinic that allows customers to have virtual visits with doctors who can diagnose conditions and prescribe medications based on a 10-minute consultation.

Mar 01, 2013
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