Why is there a shortage of Clarithromycin?

Why is there a shortage of Clarithromycin?

Dr. Leyla Hannbeck, Chief Executive of the Independent Pharmacies Association, has reported that pharmacies are completely out of stock of Clarithromycin. This antibiotic is used to treat children with whooping cough and pharmacies are now having to turn patients away...
Today we decided to take a look at the price of Ozempic.

Today we decided to take a look at the price of Ozempic.

The current Ozempic shortage has been driven by the increase in demand as the drug is being used to treat obese patients for long term weight management, in addition to the original group of type 2 diabetes patients. A study run by the University College London (UCL),...
In pharma try not to scare the horses!

In pharma try not to scare the horses!

Charles Joynson, WaveData MD, continues to research ADHD drug pricing trends and activity. For much of its history, Dexamfetamine Tabs 5mg 28 maintained a price sufficient for manufacturers to be sustainable and for pharmacies to be profitable. However, between May...
ADHD Drug Shortages and Methylphenidate long term price trends

ADHD Drug Shortages and Methylphenidate long term price trends

We’ve read many articles from across the media about the ADHD drug shortage in recent weeks…… 💊 England has seen a sharp rise in the use of ADHD drugs, increasing by 11% per year between 2010 and 2019. This significant rise in reliance on...
Supply problems with Oxcarbazepine impacting patients with epilepsy

Supply problems with Oxcarbazepine impacting patients with epilepsy

In Parliament his month questions were posed to Andrew Stephenson, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care by Peter Grant MP (SNP). He asked ‘What steps the Department is taking to ensure that there is an adequate supply of Oxcarbazepine for patients with...