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UPDATES: December 2013

Granix new growth factor now approved for reduction of neutropenia in patients with non-myeloid malignancies…Learn more Valchlor new topical agent now approved for reduction of stage IA and IB mycosis fungoides…Learn more Opsumit is a new endothelial receptor antagonist for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension…Learn more

UPDATES: November 2013

Zohydro ER becomes the first extended release hydrocodone product to be approved by the FDA. Zohydro ER is a product of Zogenix Pharmaceuticals..Read More Fetzima ER approved by the FDA for the treatment of major depressive disorder in adults…Read More Breo Ellipta approved by the FDA for long term maintenance of airflow obstruction in patients […]

UPDATES: October 2013

October is American Pharmacist’s Month, know your medicine and your pharmacist! Cidofovir Showing Promise for Resistant Cytomegalovirus RE-ALIGN Study shows increased risk of strokes, bleeds with dabigatran PTCB to introduce updated Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam on November 1 Dolutegravir a new option in HIV treatment Hokusai-VTE Study shows once daily edoxaban matches warfarinfor DVT/PE prevention […]

UPDATES: May 2013

Free Law CE on Affordable Care Act The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) offers a two-hour ACPE-accredited law CE on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at no charge regardless of NPTA membership. To access the course, first, register as a site user at, and then follow the steps to activate your account. Click on […]

UPDATES: April 2013

It’s April again! Which means it’s time for the upcoming National Drug Take Back Day. Learn more about medication safety and find locations where you can dispose of your unused medications at the FDA’s Drug Take Back Site. The FDA recently approved abuse deterrent labeling for reformulated OxyContin… learn more The following new medications have […]