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Chantix Recalled—Gx Alternative Approved & Available at Masters!

Chantix Recalled—Gx Alternative Approved & Available at Masters!

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Last week, Pfizer announced a voluntary recall of Chantix, the popular prescription drug used to help people quit smoking. While the brand name product will not be available for the near future due to potential Nitrosamine impurities, pharmacists will not...

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Pharmacy Inspection? Don't Panic!

Pharmacy Inspection? Don’t Panic!

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The arrival of an inspector to your pharmacy can be a nerve-wracking occasion. With so many regulations in place and a myriad of organizations inspecting pharmacies, it can be hard to know if your pharmacy is perfectly compliant. Add in...

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Magnesium & Migraines

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Inadequate magnesium intake may be associated with migraine prevalence, according to the results of a recent analysis. The study, which was published in Headache, aimed to assess dietary and total magnesium consumption in US adults with migraine or severe headache to…

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Your Pharmacy Can Help With Asthma Management

Your Pharmacy Can Help With Asthma Management

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According to the CDC, 1 out of 13 people have asthma and more than 11.2 million people report having experienced 1 or more asthma attacks or episodes in 2018. Asthma is a condition that causes the airways to narrow and…

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Don't Throw It Out—There's Extra Doses in the Pfizer Vaccine!

Don’t Throw It Out—There’s Extra Doses in the Pfizer Vaccine!

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The FDA said Wednesday that vaccine administrators can use the 1 or 2 extra doses found in many of Pfizer’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine vials, expanding the supply across the country. The vials are supposed to hold 5 doses…

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Amazon Enters the Pharmacy Market: What Does it Mean For Your Pharmacy?

Amazon Enters the Pharmacy Market: What Does it Mean For Your Pharmacy?

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Online retail giant Amazon today launched Amazon Pharmacy, a new online store offering prescription delivery to customers. The addition of medications to Amazon’s increasingly far-reaching product list started with PillPack, a service the company initiated in 2018 for customers with…

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Patients with HIV Rely on Pharmacists for Care During Pandemic

Patients with HIV Rely on Pharmacists for Care During Pandemic

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Since the beginning of the HIV epidemic, approximately 33 million people have died from HIV/AIDS and 76 million people have been infected with the virus, according to a virtual session at the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Annual Meeting…

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NCPA CEO Asks Trump to Fix DIR Fees

NCPA CEO Asks Trump to Fix DIR Fees

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In a letter to President Trump, National Community Pharmacists Association CEO B. Douglas Hoey says that as part of any efforts on drug pricing, the administration must eliminate back-door fees that insurance companies use to increase drug costs for seniors…

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Is a Lack of Sleep Causing Poor Performance in Your Pharmacy?

Is a Lack of Sleep Causing Poor Performance in Your Pharmacy?

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Sleep plays a significant role in the normal functioning of the human body. It is vital in health, cognition, and emotion and may affect learning and memory. Generally, sleep is considered to provide optimal benefits only in sufficient amounts, with…

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Pharmacists’ Mental Health Amid COVID-19 is Growing Concern

Pharmacists’ Mental Health Amid COVID-19 is Growing Concern

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It’s no secret the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the health of Americans, but mental health has seen a marked decline recently as well. Health care professionals are high on the list of those susceptible to mental health issues…

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