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FDA approves new version of OTC metered-dose inhaler for mild asthma
FDA approved this week epinephrine inhalation aerosol bronchodilator suspension (Primatene Mist—Amphastar Pharmaceuticals) for "temporary relief for symptoms of mild, intermittent asthma." The OTC metered-dose inhaler uses hydrofluoroalkane propellants, which are permitted under current international and U.S. law.
Superbugs pose a dangerous, $65 billion threat to the U.S. health-care system
According to a new report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), superbug infections could cost the lives of approximately 2.4 million people in North America, Europe, and Australia over the next 30 years unless more is done to stem antibiotic resistance.
October 26, 2018
THANK YOU for a great American Pharmacists Month
BOO! Tomorrow is the last day of #APhM2018 and Halloween. Thanks to all who visited pharmacistsmonth.com, posted on social media, spoke with patients, wrote and called elected officials, hosted…0 comments
November 8, 2018
APhA Rededicates Flagpole Memorial for All Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians
As we prepare to celebrate the service of our veterans, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is honoring all pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who have served during the Global War on Terrorism by rededicating the APhA Flagpole Memorial on Monday, November 12, during a ceremony at APhA headquarters.
November 6, 2018
Lucinda Maine Receives Remington Honor Medal, Highest Honor in Pharmacy
Lucinda L. Maine, Ph.D., FAPhA of Arlington, VA, is the recipient of the 2019 Remington Honor Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and is the profession’s highest recognition
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