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Pharmacy Choice Newsletter - December 2014

The Pharmacy Spotlight - December 2014
December 4, 2014
Volume 16, Issue 12
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Industry Headlines
12/01 – Cancer-drug Delivery Patent Could Lead to Shorter Chemotherapy Treatments
11/30 – PharmaEngine Secures US FDA Fast Track Designation for MM-398 in Post-Gemcitabine Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer by Merrimack
11/27 – Doctors' termination, Medicare letters spur action by Pa. officials
11/26 – Statement by the Press Secretary on Clinical Trial Results of a Promising Ebola Vaccine Candidate
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Regulation of Dietary and Herbal Supplements
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"Eat what you want. The more you eat, the more you lose!" "Lose two pounds or more per week, without dieting!" These types of weight loss claims advertised with various supplements and weight loss aids have seemed pervasive in the past several years. While we have seen substantial changes in advertising practices associated with prescription drugs, advertising messages… Read More
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The FDA recently approved Contrave®, a combination product consisting of naltrexone and bupropion extended-release tablets. This represents another novel treatment option in chronic weight management. The approved specifically is as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management… Read More
Last Month's Poll
How often do you take a travel history from patients or customers who present to you with fever?
Always- 16.6%
Frequently - 8.8%
Rarely - 26.6%
Never - 47.7%
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