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2014-05-01 16:31:18

Avalere Health Determines Prescription Legislation Will Significantly Increase Cost of Healthcare WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today highlighted a new market-impact study conducted by Avalere Health and supported by CHPA. The study examined the potential market impacts of a prescription-only policy for cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE) compared to the implementation of real-time, stop-sale technology to...

2014-04-30 23:07:02

Pollen counts are climbing higher as spring arrives. Ace Innovation Group's OTCplus app finds over-the-counter medicines for running nose and sniffles. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Spring is here and so is the pollen. “Pollen is one of the most common cause of allergies in the spring season," says Dr. Sandeep Grewal, a Rock Hill Primary Care Physician and creator of the popular Over-the counter medicine app OTCplus. Many of the irritating symptoms of...

2014-04-29 12:34:30

DUBLIN, Apr. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kmmjl6/pet_medications) has announced the addition of the "Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, 3rd Edition" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The market for pet medications in the U.S. is experiencing considerable activity. Longtime flea and tick leader Frontline (from Merial) is finally...

2014-04-28 16:30:03

DUBLIN, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO;TASE) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.105 per share, payable on June 17, 2014 to shareholders of record on May 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120301/DE62255LOGO From its beginnings as a packager of generic home remedies in 1887, Perrigo Company plc, headquartered in Ireland, has grown to become a leading global healthcare supplier. Perrigo develops,...

2014-04-25 23:07:39

Introducing RxArmory, a safe, convenient, and affordable method for securing prescription drugs in the home. Newtown, CT (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Prescription drug abuse is a public health crisis. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) states that the number one drug threat in the U.S. is not the major drug cartels – but our own pharmaceutical drug industry: Every eight minutes, a child is treated in the Emergency Department for a prescription drug or over the counter drug...

2014-04-24 23:13:07

Rx Care Pharmacy is proud to be opening our second location in Charlotte North Carolina as we strive to set new standards for pharmacies nationwide. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Rx Care Pharmacy Charlotte, located on Sharon Lakes Road, is now open! Rx Care Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy that offers numerous advantages over chain pharmacies. The services that are offered stretch beyond just the standard pharmacy services, which include over the counter medications...

Codeine Prescriptions To Children In The ER Continue Despite Dangers
2014-04-21 10:36:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Codeine, or 3-methylmorphine, is an opioid that is used to treat mild to moderate pain and to suppress cough. While it is widely prescribed to adults, it is of great concern that US emergency rooms continue to prescribe it to children, despite its potentially harmful effects. A report published in the May issue of the journal Pediatrics, offers some solutions to this dangerous practice. Solutions include provider prescription...

2014-04-16 12:30:12

WILMINGTON, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lil' Drug Store Products, Inc., a distributor of over-the-counter (OTC) medications to more than 100,000 convenience stores and retailers worldwide, has presented Prestige Packaging, a division of UniFirst Corporation, with its "2013 Supplier of the Year" award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75592 "We work with great suppliers across the world, ranging in size from large multinational companies to small family...

2014-04-10 16:24:19

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today after the Tennessee Senate passed SB 2021--legislation introduced by state Senator Mae Beavers (R-17) that would strengthen criminal penalties for individuals convicted of possessing or distributing methamphetamine. Senator Beavers' bill would increase the mandatory minimum sentences for all meth offenders. Individuals convicted of manufacturing meth...

2014-04-09 23:24:32

Calls for standardization of liquid dosing and labeling using mL and use of appropriate dosing devices to prevent harm from measurement errors and overdoses. Pediatric patients at particular risk as healthcare professionals often rely on liquid medications for treating young children. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 NCPDP, the not-for-profit pharmacy standards development organization, announced today the availability of a patient safety white paper that provides specific industry...


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