Mercury thermometers will soon be a thing of the past
Mercury thermometers will soon be a thing of the past.
Some manufacturers have stopped making them. Kmart, Wal-Mart, and other retailers are now taking them off their shelves.
These thermometers are being phased out to limit mercury exposure.
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- pharmacists as part of an "early warning system" to help identify problems with newly approved drugs
- Abreva, the first OTC product approved to speed HEALING of cold sores and fever blisters
- more patients taking ACE inhibitors
- new Fosamax (alendronate) tablets for ONCE-A-WEEK dosing
- treating osteoporosis in MEN
- Lead contamination in calcium supplements
- Glucophage XR, a new extended-release metformin tablet for once-a-day dosing
- Experts are now urging the FDA to ban the use of phenylpropanolamine (PPA) in OTC products
- Mercury thermometers will soon be a thing of the past
- It turns out there WILL be enough flu vaccine to go around this season
- Tamiflu is more effective if it's started earlier
- Trisenox, an injectable form of ARSENIC
- Qvar (CUE-var) beclomethasone inhaler for asthma
- inhaled steroids DON'T affect LONG-TERM growth in children
- community pharmacy residencies
- new injectable contraceptive called Lunelle
- Pepcid Complete, the first H2-blocker and antacid combo for heartburn.
- Quixin, a new levofloxacin eye drop for conjunctivitis.
- new ways to manage hypersexuality in dementia patients