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Walmart Pilots Drone Delivery of COVID-19 Tests

September 24, 2020

Walmart is piloting drone delivery of at-home coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) self-collection kits.

Sun Pharma Recalls 1 Lot of Metformin Due to NDMA Levels

September 24, 2020

Sun Pharmaceuticals issued a voluntary recall of 1 lot of its metformin hydrochloride for extended-release (ER) oral suspension (Riomet ER), 500 mg per 5 mL.

USPSTF Issues Draft Recommendation on Vitamin D Screening in Adults

September 23, 2020

The US Preventive Services Task Force concluded that the current evidence is insufficient to make a recommendation for or against vitamin D deficiency screening in asymptomatic adults.

Perrigo Recalls Albuterol Sulfate Inhalers Due to Possible Clogging

September 22, 2020

Perrigo has issued a voluntary recall of all unexpired albuterol sulfate inhalation aerosol to the retail level.

Acella Recalls 2 Lots of Thyroid Medication for Subpotency

September 22, 2020

Two lots of the thyroid tablets are being recalled after testing found the lots to be subpotent.

NCPA Surveys Community Pharmacies About Patient Prescription Transfers to Competitors

September 21, 2020

Community pharmacy owner/manager respondents reported that patients’ prescriptions were transferred without permission.

Teva Launches 2 New Digital Maintenance Inhalers

September 21, 2020

Teva’s 2 digital inhalers for patients with asthma provide insight into objective inhaler use data.

US COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Strategy Unveiled

September 18, 2020

The Trump administration released its COVID-19 vaccine strategy, with pharmacies among the list of suggested providers for distribution.

Pharmacy Employees: Essential Workers Amid Pandemic but Often Overlooked

September 18, 2020

Pharmacy technicians work alongside pharmacists to meet unprecedented demands during these times. They are not expendable.

Quest, Albertsons Make At-Home COVID-19 Tests Available

September 17, 2020

Labs and drug stores are making at-home coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tests more accessible.