Skip to main content

COVID-19 Topic Center

Drug Recalls Expert Insights

Pharmacy Learning Network
Pfizer Inc. is recalling more than 19,000 vials of fentanyl citrate injection due to a lack of sterility assurance. The August 12, 2020, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report cites “potential loose metal overseal crimp defects.”  The recall affects fentanyl citrate injection,…
Pharmacy Learning Network
Doug Zurawski, PharmD, senior vice president, Clinical Strategy, Kit Check, discusses the results of a recent hospital pharmacy survey and explains the major impact drug shortages have on hospitals, and why hospital pharmacy leaders need to begin to really understand the importance of technology.…
Pharmacy Learning Network
In response to the recent FDA announcement to pull all ranitidine products from the market, Van Coble, BS Pharm, retired pharmacist, expresses his concerns with the recall as well as NDMA contamination.   
Pharmacy Learning Network
Older patients account for about a third of all inpatient care, but they are involved in approximately half of hospitalizations marred by adverse drug events, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services. The elderly offer unique medication safety challenges, partly because of the…
Back to Top