Walgreens will acquire pharmacy patient prescription files and related pharmacy inventory of 185 Fred’s stores located across 10 Southeastern states.
An advisory panel to the FDA has recommended prescribing the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, along with addictive painkillers.
“Over the past decade, we’ve uncovered situations in which drug quality data and information are not accurate,” Scott Gottlieb, MD, FDA commissioner said.
An ultra-restrictive opioid prescription protocol is associated with a significant decrease in opioid prescribing, researchers say.
The epinephrine in emergency allergy shots like the EpiPen can deteriorate when exposed to heat, researchers warn.