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ENC Pharmacists Explain How Merck’s COVID-19 Pill Works

NEW BERN, NC (WITN) – Drugmaker Merck has asked the Federal Drug Administration for emergency use of its COVID-19 antiviral pill. Earl Temple, a resident of Craven County, responded to Merck’s request by saying “I think that would be a great idea.” The move makes Merck the first-ever pharmaceutical company to seek approval following promising […]

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Professor of Pharmacy Roger Lander retires from Samford University after 35 years

October 8, 2021 When he started in the fall of 1986, Lander was one of 16 faculty members hired that year, doubling the number of staff within the school. The school of pharmacy was in a season of expansion — pushing itself to be at the forefront of pharmacy education. While Lander was initially hired […]

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New Hope Pharmacy Says People Shouldn’t Rely On COVID Booster Injections And Monoclonal Antbody Treatment, And Just Get Vaccinated

According to the CDC, more people receive the COVID booster each day than those who receive their first vaccine or even complete their series. WAAY-31 spoke with New Hope Pharmacy after speaking to their staff who say they believe this is also happening in Alabama. Staff told us they have seen fewer people coming for […]

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What pharmacists can do to help prevent them

The most common medication errors seen in LTC facilities include dispensing errors, delivery delays, and expired inventory. In long-term care (LTC) settings, pharmacists are essential in preventing medication errors. We must strive to minimize or even eliminate the most common medication errors to ensure that we are providing the highest quality care to our patients. […]

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Labor shortage affects local pharmacies

ELKHART, Ind — The nationwide worker shortage amid the pandemic has hit many businesses hard and the pharmacies here in Michiana are no exception. The shortages have cut hours and caused delays at the stores many depend on to get their prescriptions filled. “I have a lot of pharmacist friends and I know every pharmacist […]

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Popular pharmacy: lactose hidden in pills causes gas

By Joe Graedon, MS, and Teresa Graedon, Ph.D. KING UNION FEATURES Q. You recently wrote about foods that cause gas. People should know that many pills contain lactose as a filler. Although it may be a small amount in each tablet, for those with lactose intolerance it is a repeated small insult to the digestive […]

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Pharmacy Adds COVID Treatment | New

JONESBORO – Therapeutic treatment for COVID-19 patients has moved beyond local hospitals and into pharmacies. This week, a local pharmacy, The Medicine Shoppe, opened its wellness center at 517 Southwest Drive in Jonesboro and will administer monoclonal antibody treatments. Monoclonal antibodies are proteins made in the lab that mimic the immune system’s ability to fight […]

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ADHD Awareness Month and the Role of the Pharmacist

ADHD Awareness Months draws attention to a common, but still somewhat misunderstood condition that pharmacists encounter almost daily. Each October, ADHD Awareness Months draws attention to a common, but still somewhat misunderstood condition that pharmacists encounter almost daily.1 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the one of the most diagnosed neurobehavioural disorders in school-aged and […]

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Drugstore chains failed to prevent opioid abuse, US jury says

CLEVELAND Oct 4 (Reuters) – Drugstore operators including CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) and Walmart Inc (WMT.N) fueled the opioid epidemic in the United States by failing to prevent massive amounts of addictive pain relievers to reach the black market, one lawyer for two Ohio counties said Monday at the start of a lawsuit. Mark Lanier […]

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US Online Pharmacy Market Report 2021: Increased Consumer Awareness of the Availability of Drugs and Therapeutics Delivered Right to Their Door – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “Electronic Pharmacy Market in United States, By Product Type (Prescription vs. Over-the-Counter), By Therapeutic Area (Vitamins, Cold & Flu, Dermatology, Weight Loss, Others), By Platform ‘operations (applications v / s websites), by region, competition forecast and opportunities, 2027 “ report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The US online pharmacy market will […]