2017: Pharmacy Recap

2017: Pharmacy Recap

2017: Pharmacy Recap 2017: Pharmacy Recap. The countdown to 2018 has begun all over the world.  Everyone is reviewing Achievements, Failures and Goals along side setting New Year Resolutions. It has been such an eventful year in the world of Pharmacy, so many inventions some which where displayed at the Pharmacy Show. We saw Viagra reclassified. This […]

Medicine Recall: Lipitor

Medicine Recall: Lipitor tablets (Atorvastatin)

Medicine Recall: Lipitor (Atorvastatin) 80mg film-coated tablets Medicine Recall: Lipitor  A Class 2 Medicine Recall: Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals is recalling three batches of Lipitor (Atorvastatin) 80mg film-coated tablets as a precaution. This is due to an out of specification result for microbiological testing during stability studies on a batch of the product which was not […]

Penicillin Allergy

Penicillin Allergy

Penicillin Allergy Read about the facts. There have been a large number of penicillin allergy cases reported however research showed not all cases are true drug induced allergy. Penicillin has been front line antibiotics for decades for treatment of minor to severe infection. Penicillin allergies are due to IgE-mediated reactions to penicillins reactive intermediates, called […]

Pre Reg Progress Report: How Do I Get Sign Off

Pharmacist Pre-Registration Focal Point 1

Pre-Registration Focal Point 1: Over The Counter Over The Counter (OTC) is assumed easy for Pre-Registration Pharmacists in the community sector. However no pre-registration student should be at a disadvantage. PharmacistDiary has compiled a list of useful information and tips tailored for all Pre-registration pharmacists. In a community sector, an ideal first step will be […]