Lauren Biscaldi is the Managing Editor of Drug Topics.
Craving Connection, Pharmacists Celebrate a Return to In-Person Events
The move back to live meetings has energized AAP’s staff and members.
FDA Approves Baricitinib Oral Tablets as First Systemic Alopecia Areata Treatment
The drug has previously been approved to treat moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis.
Next-In-Class Treatments Lead Oncology Drug Pipeline Update
The pipeline includes next-in-class treatments for melanoma, NSCLC, breast cancer, and multiple myeloma.
Financial Toxicity, Administrative Sludge Among Roadblocks for Specialty Oncology Care
Strict utilization management policies have led some patients to make decisions like skipping medication doses.
Total Pharmacy Solutions Summit: A Day of Education for Independent Pharmacists
Thoughts leaders from across the community and independent pharmacy spaces came together for a day of education and insight.
FDA Committee Recommends Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine for Authorization
If authorized, it will be the fourth COVID-19 vaccine available in the Untied States.
Examining the Professional Landscape for Pharmacy Techs
The scope of practice for pharmacy techs has changed in recent years, allowing for greater responsibilities, and the current labor shortage poses some challenges.
Breaking: FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Shot for Children Ages 5 to 11
Children may receive a single booster shot at least 5 months after completing their initial Pfizer-BioNTech 2-dose series.
This Week in COVID-19: FDA Nears Decision on Novavax Vaccine
COVID-19 updates and news to know as of May 16, 2022.
FDA Approves Expanded Indication for Viloxazine Extended-Release Capsules for Adults With ADHD
The approval makes the drug the first novel nonstimulant ADHD therapy approved in the last 20 years.
News Roundup: May 9 to May 13
Your weekly roundup of the latest news from Drug Topics®.
Relationship Between Dry Eye Disease, Asthma Explored
Asthma may increase a person’s risk of developing dry eye disease.
News Roundup: May 2 to May 6
Flip the Pharmacy Transforms Community Practice, One Pharmacy at a Time
As payment models change, pharmacies must adapt to receive reimbursement for the services they offer.
Stories of Success: Trull Family Pharmacy
Brandon Trull, PharmD, and the Trull Family Pharmacy staff sprang into action during devastating flash flooding in Waverly, Tennessee.
Stories of Success: Dokimos' Pharmacy
Jacqueline Paye, PharmD, shares how her pharmacy continued to serve its rural community during the pandemic.
New Highs in Cannabis Pharmacy
As more states permit the use of medical marijuana, the role of pharmacists in the dispensary setting is set to grow and evolve.
Positive Topline Results in Early Phase Study of Investigational Treatment for Opioid Overdose Announced
OPNT003 is a nasal spray that works to reverse respiratory depression from synthetic opioid overdose.
Stories of Success: Brighton Eggert Pharmacy
Don Arthur, RPh, shares the incredible story of how Brighton Eggert Pharmacy in New York ramped up COVID-19 testing and vaccination services.
May 2022: In This Issue
A look at what’s to come in the May issue of Drug Topics®
World Asthma Day 2022: Closing Gaps in Asthma Care
This year’s theme is focused on raising awareness about current gaps in care.
News Roundup: April 25 to April 29
April Month in Review: Top Stories on Drug Topics®
Take a look back at our most popular news from April 2022.
Pharmacy-Driven Probiotic Protocol Reduces Rates of C Diff Infection in an Inpatient Setting
Patients taking high-risk antibiotics and a probiotic capsule had a lower risk of healthcare-associated C diff infections.
C Diff Infections More Common With Digestive Tract Surgeries
Reducing perioperative antibiotic use can mitigate this risk.
Learn More About Point-of-Care Testing at the Total Pharmacy Solutions Summit
Don't miss Prescrpytive Health's Paige Clark, RPh, at the Total Pharmacy Solutions Summit.
News Roundup: April 18 to April 22
Entertainment For Good: AAP to Donate Proceeds from Speed Painting Auction
The donation will be made to the Dylan Jude Harrell DIPG Foundation
FDA Explores New Opioid Disposal Strategy
The agency is considering dispensing mail-back envelopes with outpatient opioid analgesic prescriptions.
Total Pharmacy Solutions Summit to Provide Actionable Insights in Independent Pharmacy
This can’t-miss event is being held April 30, 2022.
2 Clarke Drive Cranbury, NJ 08512