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Critical Drug Shortages - 4/6/2018

Summary:

  1. Ondansetron (Zofran) IV
  2. Aminophylline injection
  3. Diltiazem injection
  4. Metoclopramide (Reglan) injection
  5. Famotidine (Pepcid) injection
  6. Potassium 10mg/100ml pre-made
  7. Fentanyl products

New Shortages:

Ondansetron (Zofran) IV… 140 more words

Pharmacy

Alternatives to Benztropine

Benztropine (Cogentin) is an anticholinergic that is commonly prescribed for the management of extrapyrimidal symptoms in patients on long term antipsychotics.  Recently, there is a drug shortage with this medication which has prompted me to look closer at what are some of the alternatives. 413 more words

General

È crisi umanitaria a Gaza stretta nel blocco di Israele ed Egitto

Il Cairo ha nuovamente chiuso il valico di Rafah gettando nella disperazione migliaia di palestinesi che attendevano da settimane il passaggio del confine. L’allarme dell’Oms per il sistema sanitario al collasso. 613 more words

Drug Shortage - A Request for Further Research

I have ranted about drug shortages in the past. It is extremely frustrating that medications go on drug shortage with little warning, or when drug shortages occur, simple modification of the therapy isn’t an option. 343 more words

General

Critical Drug Shortages 12/08-12/14

Top concerns for this week:

  1. Both IV POTASSIUM formulations: 10 mEq/100 ml and 20 mEq/50 ml manufacturer premade bags.  Typically we stock IVPB potassium already made and ready to use by the manufacturer.
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Pharmacy

Critical Drug Shortages 11/10 – 11/16

Top concerns for this week:

Hydromorphone 2mg/ml 1 ml vials and morphine 4 mg/1ml injection status remains poorResolution date has been pushed out again until the end of November. 173 more words

Pharmacy

Critical Drug Shortages 11/6 - 11/10

Top concerns for this week:

Hydromorphone 2mg/ml 1 ml vials continues to be a severe shortage but now Morphine 4 mg/1ml injection is just as scarce… 147 more words

Pharmacy