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What can the variability of strength be between different brands of supposedly identical medications?

Generic drugs do not need to conduct the same phase-3 clinical trials as the initial registration studies, instead they have to meet a few requirements (same active ingredient, same drug concentration ...
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Existence of injection administering certification?

Yes there is. In the USA, the certification is called a Medical Assistant. It is a certification that is unlicensed, thus they must work under supervision of a licensed provider (who CAN inject ...
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Can a past psychiatrist share information with your current psychiatrist?

Does this mean my previous psychiatrist can share information with my current psychiatrist? Yes.1,2 There is an exception for 'psychotherapy notes', a term with a very specific meaning3 under ...
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Is a doctor treating a family member with dementia an AMA ethics violation?

There's nothing inherently unethical about treating a friend or family member. However, the AMA recommends against it for other reasons: When the patient is an immediate family member, the physician’...
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For how long does the legal requirement to report deaths after COVID-19 vaccination to VAERS last?

The VAERS guideline has this: What are healthcare providers required to report to VAERS? Healthcare providers are required by law to report to VAERS: Any adverse event listed in the VAERS Table of ...
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How accurate is nutrition information on supplement tablets in the the UK?

It is recognised that it is not always possible for foods to contain the exact amount of nutrients labelled, owing to natural variations and variations arising from production and length of storage. ...
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Has something changed making it harder to get 90 day supplies of routine meds?

90-day supplies are dominated by mail order pharmacies. According to the PBMI’s 2014-2015 Prescription Drug Benefit Cost and Plan Design Report, 61% of employers allowed community pharmacies to fill ...
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