With the rapid growth on information technology, many businessmen see the opportunity of using the internet as leverage and garner market share for a specific niche. An example of online business that is increasing in number in the country is online pharmacy that caters to various medications, medical equipment and other convenient services to customers.
Season flu, a serious disease that should never be taken for granted, causes illness, hospitalizations, and even numerous deaths every year in the United States. Influenza can cause serious complications to young children and to elderly people such as pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus, ear infections and other existing health conditions that may be triggered.
Many compounding pharmacies have been affected by the tragic outcomes resulting from the fungal meningitis outbreak that occurred in several states a couple of years ago. The outbreak was eventually traced to the contaminated vials of methylprednisolone from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.
Did you know that approximately 44% of all drug prescriptions filled in the United States are made with generic medications? This was not the case in the 1950s when the only available acetaminophen was sold under a single brand name – Tylenol. Today, name a drug and it will likely have a generic and branded counterpart.