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Misleading advertising: "free" vs. "no charge"

April 1, 2014

Patients may not have to pay out of pocket for a CACP or SMMA, but that does not mean the services are free. Advertising them as such has two negative repercussions.

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Clozapine cautions

April 1, 2014

All patients taking clozapine must have their blood monitored before starting and throughout the course of clozapine therapy to mitigate the risk of agranulocytosis. The patients, their treating physicians, and dispensing pharmacists must be enrolled in manufacturer-...

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Which 5 lab tests can't a pharmacist order?

April 1, 2014

Ordering a lab test can be part of considering appropriate information for a patient. However, keep in mind that standards and legislation limit which tests pharmacists may order.

Pharmacists must only order...

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