Check Up Archive: October, 2012

Be careful when using that portable generator

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by Michael R. Cohen, R.Ph. America’s poison centers are urging people in the path of Hurricane Sandy to exercise caution when using... Read more

PA lacks patient protection against sterile compounding errors

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By Michael R. Cohen, R.Ph. Pennsylvania is one of only 5 states in the US that lacks regulations for compounding pharmacies to follow when... Read more

Over-the-counter eye drop danger

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by Michael R. Cohen, R.Ph. Here’s advice about seemingly harmless over-the-counter eye drops, such as Visine and similar products containing... Read more

Pharma is all in for Romney

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by Daniel R. Hoffman, Ph.D. As a group, pharma employees probably array across the political spectrum in a fashion similar to their counterparts... Read more

Meningitis cases spotlight broken system

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by Michael R. Cohen, R.Ph. The deadly, multistate meningitis outbreak our country is currently dealing with brings much needed scrutiny to... Read more

A Thumbnail of Pharma's Challenges

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by Daniel R. Hoffman, Ph.D. Last week one of pharma's newsletters briefly reviewed (see here) what they consider the five most important factors... Read more

Are you taking the right amount of water with your medicine?

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by Michael R. Cohen Do you know how much water or other fluid should be taken with medicines that are swallowed? Our colleagues at ISMP Canada... Read more

To buy Forest Labs or not

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by Daniel R. Hoffman, Ph.D. The Financial Times reported last week (see here) that a growing chorus of equity analysts has been strongly urging... Read more