5 Prescriptions On the Rise Right Now

At the end of 2019, there were already 270 drugs on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) shortage list. As pandemic closures affected manufacturing and the demand for specific drugs rose, the FDA reported nearly 50 new shortages, bringing the total number of medications in short supply to more than 300. The list spanned the diagnostic spectrum, from sedatives and paralytics commonly used for intubated patients to anti-inflammatories that treat conditions as routine as hemorrhoids. The shortage list is part of a broader picture that pharmacy data — including which prescriptions are…

--

--

--

A blog from Medium for Covid-19 news, advice, and commentary.

Recommended from Medium

What Covid-19 Has to Do With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Covid-19 corruption in 2021: August — September 2021

It’s not that I don’t like you. I just don’t want to die.

Perverse Incentives and the Covid-19 Pandemic

Study Finds Promise in Approved Drugs for Possible Covid-19 Treatment

Meet Angela Friedman the invincible 102 year old from New York.

READ/DOWNLOAD%& 2018 International Fire Code (International Code Council Series) FULL BOOK PDF &…

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Coronavirus Blog Team

Coronavirus Blog Team

A real-time resource for news, advice, and commentary brought to you by Medium.

More from Medium

50 Days After Russia Invaded Ukraine

Warning: Excessive Thesaurus Usage May Cause Wisenheimer Syndrome

Texans take it on the Chin vs Dallas

The In-Between