Jefferson Regional Medical Center says that a medication labeled as the narcotic Oxycodone, actually contained a non-narcotic drug. The hospital says that a pharmacy technician who handled medication packaging in the hospital pharmacy substituted another medication for the narcotic. After an internal investigation the employee was fired.
With the scorching hot temperatures, you might be able to beat the heat, but what about your medications? If you have a chronic condition and you notice your symptoms are worse than usual, think about where your meds have been.
A former physician who is accused of stealing from a Castle Shannon pharmacy will be held for trial. Patrick Sullivan, 37, of Mount Lebanon, is accused of stealing oxycodone, fentanyl, and syringes from the Lebanon Shops Pharmacy in three separate incidents.
Police continue their search for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at a pharmacy in Castle Shannon on Sunday morning. According to emergency officials, the robbery happened at the Lebanon Shops Pharmacy in the 300-block of Mount Lebanon Boulevard around 10 a.m.
KDKA AM’s Larry Richert has details on a new pharmacy discount card that will save you money, even if you have an existing prescription discount.
Alongside Claritin, Zyrtec, and others, Allegra is coming to a drugstore shelf near you.