News tagged with pharmacy

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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FDA warns doctors of counterfeit Botox

Federal regulators have warned more than 350 medical practices that Botox they may have received from a Canadian supplier is unapproved and could be counterfeit or unsafe.

Dec 24, 2012
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FDA chief renews push for specialty pharmacy rules

(AP)—The head of the Food and Drug Administration renewed her push for new rules to help police pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak, even as members of Congress expressed little interest ...

Dec 19, 2012
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Consumer watchdog asks FDA to revisit compounders

(AP)—A government watchdog group is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to re-inspect more than a dozen specialty pharmacies with prior records of violations, in light of a recent deadly outbreak tied to compounded ...

Nov 29, 2012
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Senate questions pharmacy boards after outbreak

(AP)—A Senate committee investigating a deadly outbreak of meningitis wants to know how regulators in all 50 states oversee specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered the illness.

Nov 19, 2012
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Toward competitive generic drug prices in Canada

The commitment of Canadian premiers to lower generic drug prices is a major change in how the country prices generic drugs, and government should learn from past attempts, states an article published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...

Nov 19, 2012
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