Tag Archives: Pharmacy

Female Pharmacy Owners – Pharmacy Times

Although 62% of the first professional degrees in pharmacy were awarded to women in 2017-2018,1 there are only about half as many female pharmacy owners as there are women graduating from pharmacy school.2 Tammy McDonald, regional vice president of RxOwnership for McKesson and leader of the RxOwnership Women in Pharmacy Program, said she sees many… Read More »

LGBTQ Pharmacy – Pharmacy Times

A new type of pharmacy has entered the space in San Francisco, with an open house on September 28, 2019. TIN Rx aims to be a “stigma-free” pharmacy that serves the most vulnerable populations, including LGBTQ patients, homeless patients, and others.1 Co-founder Christina Garcia, PharmD, said most of the changes for the LGBTQ population surround… Read More »

FDA needs to recall Zantac and other ranitidine antacids, says pharmacy that uncovered impurity

An online pharmacy has again stuck it to the FDA in a citizen petition after tipping off regulators to the existence of a potentially cancer-causing impurity in Zantac and other heartburn medicines. It is the same impurity that led to a global recall of blood pressure medicines. Valisure says the FDA should recall Sanofi’s Zantac… Read More »

Students Experience Rural and Urban Pharmacy Care with Exchange Program – Pharmacy Times

Caring for patients in a rural community is vastly different than in a city, and students at 2 universities had a chance to see the differences firsthand, earlier this year. After months of planning, the Health Equity Leadership Program allowed pharmacy students from Howard University in Washington, D.C. and from the University of Wyoming (UW)… Read More »

At-home opioid disposal option offered at nearly 1,800 pharmacy counters across US – Fox Business

Albertsons Companies is offering customers an easy at-home opioid disposal option at nearly 1,800 pharmacy counters across the country. Continue Reading Below By offering DisposeRX, the company is furthering its commitment to combat the nation’s epidemic by eliminating leftover medication which could pose a risk of poisonings, overdoses and even death. “Patient education is an important part of our… Read More »