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Every second counts in administering this IV therapy to stroke victims, study showsEvery second counts in administering this IV therapy to stroke victims, study shows:

A new study from the Duke School of Medicine shows that only 29 percent of U.S. hospitals were accurate in their delivery time estimations for this crucial clot-busting drug in stroke patients. Read more



Teva Recalls Six More Lots of Fluorouracil Injection:

Teva Parenteral Medicines has initiated a nationwide recall of six more lots of fluorouracil injection (Adrucil) because of the potential presence of particulate matter identified as an “aggregate of silicone rubber pieces from a filler diaphragm and fluorouracil crystals,” the company announced July 24. Read more


Insect Discovery in IV Solution Bags Prompts RecallInsect Discovery in IV Solution Bags Prompts Recall:

Baxter announced a voluntary recall of two lots of 0.9% Sodium Chloride intravenous (IV) solutions due to potential particulate matter. The particulate in each case was confirmed to be an insect following a customer complaint. Read more


photoTragic Pharmacy Technician Error Sparks Pursuit of Strengthened Regulations:

With pharmacy technicians taking on increasingly important roles and responsibilities, there is greater potential for their errors to prove dangerous or even fatal. Read more



Clinical development methodology for infusion-related reactions with monoclonal antibodies:

Infusion-related reactions (IRRs) raise several issues with regard to diagnosis, evolution, reporting and risk management activities to offer patient access to specific therapies following clarification of the event. Read more