In November, a NY Times editorial raised the issue of "Fake & Useless Drugs" aka counterfeit drugs, appearing in developing nations.
During the last twenty-five years, a remarkable revolution in the pathophysiology and treatment of gastric (GU) and duodenal (DU) ulcers has occurred. Effective therapies were developed not only to heal ulcers but also to cure most patients.
People with allergies are often unaware that indoor allergens can be a significant trigger for allergy symptoms. Many different microscopic allergen particles are found in the home including pillows, carpet, or on the family pet.
It would be difficult to imagine a pharmacist in the U.S. who does not fill dozens of prescriptions for this medication each day. It is and has been the most widely dispensed medication in retail pharmacy today.
The use of Pharmacists as expert witnesses in medical legal cases should be of no surprise to anyone. Pharmacists would be expected to have the knowledge or expertise needed to decide the facts of many aspects of medicinal care.