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A Class II recall is ongoing for a prescription medication used to treat a variety of fungal infections.
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Citing microbial contamination of the product, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc is voluntarily recalling 13,834 bottles of Riomet (metformin hydrochloride oral solution).
Pharmacy Learning Network
A recall is active for a prescription antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.
Annals of Long-Term Care
“Quality resident care is the cumulative result of multiple measures inclusive of staffing; therefore, administrators should continue to focus on improving quality in nursing homes,” researchers wrote, “which may improve staffing ratios across shifts.”
First Report Managed Care
A chronic disease’s estimated annual cost varies depending on the method used to arrive at the calculation, with inconsistent differences across diseases.
First Report Managed Care
“Asthma continues to be a disease with significant burden in the United States, and economic impact is significantly associated with asthma severity,” researchers wrote.
First Report Managed Care
“Because persistence with the same anti-TNF drug in second-line treatment decreases the overall disease-associated costs compared with non-persistence, this aspect … merits consideration by physicians and payers when choosing a biological drug,” researchers wrote.
First Report Managed Care
Researchers recently conducted a network meta-analysis and found treatment with guselkumab for psoriatic arthritis improved patient outcomes.
First Report Managed Care
Researchers recently advised that a unique criterion and process must be used to evaluate drugs for placement in a value-based formulary.
First Report Managed Care
Researchers presented data at AMCP 2021 on the effectiveness of physician follow-up phone calls compared to letters in an effort to reduce drug-related problems and unnecessary pharmacy drug spend for health plans.
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