Hello, everyone, and how are you this morning? Despite the chaos, we are hanging in there, as they say. Our short person is busy learning at home and our new official mascot is scurrying about as he becomes acquainted with the Pharmalot campus. As for us, we are attempting to go about our usual routine, which includes a cup of stimulation and gazing out the window at delightfully sunny skies. Now, though, the time has come to get cracking. So here are a few items of interest to help you along. Hope your days goes well and you stay healthy.
At least four state pharmacy boards took steps to limit prescriptions of potential coronavirus treatments touted by President Trump that are in short supply as demand has surged with the rapid spread of the outbreak, Reuters says. Boards in Texas, Ohio, Idaho, and Nevada in recent days moved to restrict who can be prescribed the malaria treatments chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, and how much of the drugs can be prescribed. Texas has also limited prescriptions of the antibiotic azithromycin as well as another anti-malarial drug, mefloquine.