50 new drugs about to hit the unavailable medicines list – are you prepared?

Over 50 drugs are about to hit the unavailable medicines list in Australia, joining 493 names already on the TGA’s hard-to-get drugs register. Is your pharmacy prepared for the increase in compounding scripts? While some doctors still resort to alternative medications during drug shortages, increasingly medical practitioners are turning to reputable compounding pharmacies, like National 

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The Dutch are stockpiling medicines – should we do the same here?

The Dutch government yesterday announced it will begin to stockpile medicines in the face of expected shortages as well as spearhead a drive to restart wholesale manufacturing of drugs in Europe once again. Netherlands’ Minister for Medical Care, Bruno Bruins, made the announcement saying the government would start work on building up 5 months worth 

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