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The TGA has issued new advice for consumers about ranitidine, following the recent recall Earlier this month it recalled a number of brands of the heartburn medication, including Aspen’s Zantac, …

Pharmacy statistics made the news this week, as we found out about 10% of incidents reported to PDL, one-in-four cosmetics buyers’ habits and the takeup of My Health Record Researchers …

Canadian pharmacist struck off after concealing sexual assault charges and going on the run; Turkish medicines shortage; US pharmacists happy with salaries Alberta, Canada: A pharmacist who was sentenced to …

Some estradiol medicines are currently experiencing manufacturing issues, here’s what you need to know There is a current shortage of Climara (estradiol) 25mcg and 75mcg patches (AUST R 73962 and …

Potential no-deal Brexit sees pharmacists needing greater powers to handle shortages; Mississippi ex-pharmacist arrested for selling drugs at florist shop; pharmacist saves coworker UK: Britain’s National Pharmacy Association has warned …

Latest system for medicines shortages reporting has had ‘major failings,’ says NPS MedicineWise’s new CEO, but recent legislation is set to improve the situation Medicine shortages are not a new …

Walgreens readies for Hurricane Michael; crisis in Zimbabwe as drugs run out and pharmacies demand cash; UK pharmacy stakeholders call for better planning Gulf Coast, US: As Hurricane Michael threatens …

Legislation passed this week to help manage medicines shortages doesn’t go far enough, say wholesalers “Loopholes in the supply chain” will continue to put patients at risk, the National Pharmaceutical …

Four codeine products that experienced increased demand are now back in supply – although many other shortages continue Shortages of Sanofi’s Panamax Co, Prodeine 24, Prodeine Xtra and Mersyndol Forte …

The shortage of flu vaccines highlights how important pharmacist vaccination is becoming, says one pharmacy group Advantage Pharmacy says that it has experienced “overwhelming” demand for flu vaccines across its …

Codeine product shortages are winding up while other medicines are set to experience longer delays Four codeine products recently experienced shortages due to increased demand following the February upschedule, as …

While Pfizer is working to achieve ongoing availability, it reportedly cannot commit to a specific time when the supply constraint will be fully resolved Mylan/Alphapharm, the sponsor of EpiPens, has …