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Pharmacists’ Experiences Dispensing Misoprostol and Readiness to Dispense Mifepristone
The recent study underscores the readiness of pharmacists to dispense mifepristone following the FDA’s rule change. With basic training, nearly all participants expressed confidence in their ability to dispense this medication, highlighting your adaptability and resourcefulness.
Clinical Pharmacology October 30th 2023
Row Over Medical Journal’s Refusal to Retract Paper Used to Restrict Abortion in US Legal Cases
With a growing debate around the British Journal of Psychiatry’s decision not to retract a controversial abortion paper, we invite you to delve deeper into the ensuing implications for scientific publication standards and the interplay between science, politics, and law.
All Specialties July 26th 2023
FDA Allows Certified Retail Pharmacies to Dispense Mifepristone
The modified Mifepristone Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Program eliminates the requirement for in-person dispensing and replaces it with a requirement that pharmacies dispense the drug be certified. Mifepristone, a progestin antagonist, may now be dispensed by or under the supervision of a certified prescriber, or by a certified pharmacy on a prescription issued by a certified prescriber, for medical termination of pregnancy up to 10 weeks gestation (70 days or less since the first day of the last menstrual period).
Clinical Pharmacology January 30th 2023
Spontaneous Abortion Following COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy
Publication: JAMAMethod: Electronic health record (EHR) data from 8 health systems over seven 4-week surveillance periods to identify and assign gestational ages for spontaneous abortions and ongoing pregnancies; analyzed and compared odds of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in the 28 days prior to spontaneous abortion and ongoing pregnancies.Results: Of 105,446 unique pregnancies, 13,160 spontaneous abortions and 92,286 ongoing pregnancies were identified; spontaneous abortions did not have an increased odds of exposure to a COVID-19 vaccination in the prior 28 days compared with ongoing pregnancies.
Family Medicine/General Practice September 14th 2021