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FDA Authorizes Pharmacists to Prescribe Paxlovid with Certain Limitations

Note: Portions of this media release originally appeared on the FDA website. It has been edited for content and space.

On June 6, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration revised the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir and ritonavir), to authorize state-licensed pharmacists to prescribe Paxlovid to eligible patients, with certain limitations to ensure appropriate patient assessment and prescribing of Paxlovid.


Author SOP Communications | Publish Date July 11, 2022
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School of Pharmacy In the News

Healio

NLA 2022 to feature new statin intolerance guidelines, award-winning abstracts, more

news outletHealio
Publish DateJune 02, 2022

Healio spoke with National Lipid Association (NLA) President Joseph Saseen, PharmD, associate dean for clinical affairs, professor in the department of clinical pharmacy and department of family medicine at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, about some of the topics in the spotlight this year and what attendees can hope to garner from the sessions.

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9News

Clearing medicine cabinets helps combat opioid crisis

news outlet9News
Publish DateApril 30, 2022

Professor Peter Rice, PharmD, PhD and CU Pharmacy students were featured in 9News participating in the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Their efforts helped get potentially dangerous drugs out of homes.

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Denver 7

'It can 100% be a gateway': Fort Collins man warns others about keeping unused prescription drugs

news outletDenver 7
Publish DateApril 25, 2022

Professor Robert Page, PharmD, spoke about the National Drug Takeback Day and CU Pharmacy's role in hosting the annual event on campus.

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Colorado Politics

Let patients benefit from prescription drug reform

news outletColorado Politics
Publish DateApril 22, 2022

Kavita Nair, PhD writes that, "Coloradans continue to struggle to pay for their prescription medications. The largest yearly survey of Colorado households conducted by the Colorado Health Institute found that one in five Coloradans skipped health-care services due to cost concerns in 2021."

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