Series: Pharmacy Insights

Fighting COVID-19 and Other Viruses from Over-the-Counter

In this month’s episode, host Anthony Bolus talks to Maryam Iranikhah, Pharm.D., BCGP, FASCP, a professor at Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy. Together, they discuss everything you need to know about vitamins essential to boosting immune health in the fight against COVID-19 and other viruses, including vitamin D, Vitamin C and Zinc.

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To Flavor or Not to Flavor: Getting Kids to Take Their Medications

When caring for children, there are unique challenges, including dosage form, flavoring, patient cooperation and education. In this month’s episode of Healthy Dose, host Anthony Bolus talks to Sam Blakemore, Pharm.D, M.B.A., the pharmacist manager at PedsRx Pharmacy Solutions, which is an independent pharmacy located within Children’s of Alabama. He shares some tried and true…

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DIR Fees: The Hidden Pharmacy Side Effects Of Your Medications

October is American Pharmacists Month. In this episode, we shine a light on an issue affecting many pharmacists called DIR Fees. These penalties have exponentially increased over the years, adding economic stress to community pharmacists across the country. Not only is this threat very real for pharmacy closings, but your overall safety as a patient…

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