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New drug-delivery capsule may replace injections
ScienceDaily
Given a choice, most patients would prefer to take a drug orally instead of getting an injection. Unfortunately, many drugs, especially those made from large proteins, cannot be given as a pill because they get broken down in the stomach before they can be absorbed. To help overcome that obstacle, researchers at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have devised a novel drug capsule coated with tiny needles that can inject drugs directly into the lining of the stomach after the capsule is swallowed.
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Handling hazardous drugs: USP in pharmacy practice
Pharmacy Times
Recently, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) proposed a new General Chapter 800: “Hazardous Drugs: Handling in the Healthcare Settings.” There has been mixed reaction to this proposal across the profession. We will see what the compounding expert committee recommends, but the controversy provides an opportunity to reflect on the role of USP in pharmacy practice.
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Pharmacy audit finds significant discrepancy in anesthesia drug use
Pharmacy Practice News
An audit of a hospital pharmacy's drug accountability system uncovered a significant discrepancy rate with the anesthesia department of opioid and sedative use. The findings underscore the need for an electronic dispensing and auditing system, according to the investigators, who presented the results at the 2014 annual meeting of the European Society of Anaesthesiology.
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The pharmacy school bubble is about to burst
New Republic
A predicted shortage of pharmacists over the last decade, combined with an expected expansion of the pharmacist’s role in medical care, made it a lucrative career path. Even as the economy struggled in the mid-aughts, pharmacy graduates easily found big salaries, 9-to-5 jobs, and the respect that came along with handling medications.
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Highly potent APIs: Can lean manufacturing ever be safe?
By Fiona Barry, in-PharmaTechnologist.com
The phrase “lean manufacturing” conjures up job cuts and not much more for many people, but managers can use the method to drastically simplify HPAPI (highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients) production, says an expert.
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The top 10 biggest pharmaceutical companies of 2014
Pharmaceutical-Technology
Five of the world’s 10 biggest pharmaceutical companies are based in the U.S., while the remaining five hail from Switzerland, the U.K. and France. Pharmaceutical-technology.com profiles the world’s 10 biggest pharmaceutical companies of 2014 based on Forbes calculation of net market capitalisation, assets, sales and profit.
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FDA to combine all of its quality ops under a new 'super' office
By Zachary Brennan, in-PharmaTechnologist.com
By early next year, the U.S. FDA is set to launch a new “super” office known as OPQ (Office of Pharmaceutical Quality), which will better align the review, inspection and research of drugs. Originally announced in 2012 in response to a growing focus on generic drug quality, the new office will combine all non-enforcement-related drug quality work to improve the agency's oversight of quality.
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