Pharmacy News

FDA inspections declined since pandemic, new study finds

FDA inspections of drug manufacturing facilities in the United States and overseas declined well below pre-pandemic levels between 2020 and 2022, according to a new study in Health Affairs.

FDA warns of potential lethal reaction to certain seizure meds

On November 28, 2023, FDA issued an alert detailing potential harms tied to the use of brand-name and generic versions of certain antiseizure medications.

Has generic imatinib reduced Medicare beneficiaries’ cost for this expensive drug?

Imatinib is one of the most effective cancer drugs available, but many patients cannot afford the steep price.

CDC releases 2024 immunization schedules for all age groups

The official 2024 immunization schedules with new vaccine recommendations for children and adolescents and for adults are now available from CDC. The updated schedules are being published ahead of time.

FDA approves first OTC test for chlamydia and gonorrhea

FDA granted marketing approval to the first diagnostic test for chlamydia and gonorrhea with at-home sample collection.