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3 Eye-Opening Statistics about Prescription Medications

by Staff Blogger | April 28th, 2020

Think of a health condition, disease, or illness. Chances are, whatever you came up with, no matter how obscure it is, there’s a prescription medication designed to treat it. The pharmaceutical industry is big, big business, both in America and worldwide. Prescription drugs treat conditions ranging from common colds and muscle aches to cancer and

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What is NDMA and Why is It in Many Recalled Drugs?

by Staff Blogger | April 21st, 2020

On April 15, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted a notice on its website that a Nizatidine Oral Solution 15 mg/mL product was recalled due to containing high levels of nitrosodimenthylamine (NDMA). The product is manufactured by Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC, and distributed by its subsidiary Gemini Laboratories, LLC. NDMA is classified as a

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What is Hydroxychloroquine?

by Staff Blogger | April 14th, 2020

If you’ve followed the news and latest updates on the COVID-19 pandemic during the past month, you’ve undoubtedly heard of a potential treatment for the virus called hydroxychloroquine. The medication is currently being investigated to determine its safety and efficacy for treating patients infected with COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know about this medication:

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Are You at a Higher Risk of COVID-19 Complications?

by Staff Blogger | April 7th, 2020

COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus, has dominated the news over the past several weeks. Most states have mandatory stay-at-home orders, with non-essential businesses being closed and travel limited or restricted. And while staying home can reduce your chances of being infected, that’s not always a possibility for all individuals and families. In addition, all

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