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Alternatives to Spironolactone

It always get on my nerves to hear about drug shortages of important medications. Last week, I have been told that spironolactone is on back order nationwide. 350 more words


Alberta Health Services dealing with sodium bicarbonate shortage

Like other jurisdictions across North America, Alberta Health Services is facing a shortage of the injectable drug sodium bicarbonate.

The shortage is due to “a manufacturing issue by Hospira Inc., a Pfizer company,” an AHS news release explained. 666 more words


New Hypertension Guidelines - what are some of the challenges?

Hypertension Canada’s 2017 Guidelines have been released outlining some key changes that are worth reviewing. I was going to write up a summary only to find one excellent summary written by Dr. 473 more words


Gaza in crisi: settore sanitario in pericolo

Imemc. Domenica Basem Naeem, presidente del settore ambientale e sanitario nel comitato amministrativo di Gaza, ha dichiarato che il divieto d’entrata di medicinali e di latte per i bambini, i tagli ai salari del personale medico, insieme ai tagli al carburante e all’energia, hanno provocato la crisi del settore sanitario. 109 more words

Drug Shortage of Essential Medicines

Are you kidding me? We don’t have salbutamol nebules during the peak season where many people are experiencing shortness of breath due to pneumonia, respiratory infections or COPD/asthma exacerbation? 466 more words