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Jobs in Pharmacy

Although the field of pharmacy is a “close-knit” community, there are numerous avenues you can take with regard to job selection. From entry-level jobs to executive positions, it is definitely not a “one size fits all” career. More often than not, people with a passion for pharmacy tend to work ...

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Human Medication That Is Safe for Dogs

Did you know that many medications, including common over-the-counter medications, are also safe for use in pets? It is true, although you should always consult your local veterinarian before administering any medications to your pet. This is especially true since most medication doses are weigh...

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Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacist: Is Either Job Right for You?

Investigation At one time or another, we all have that important decision to make regarding the career path we want to pursue. My mother has always worked in healthcare and I knew that was where I wanted to be. But which avenue did I want to take? My mother was friends with a pharmacist at work ...

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Compounding Pet Medication

Compounded medications are those that are not commercially available. This means that no pharmaceutical manufacturer currently makes that certain medication in the specified concentration or formulation. Since no drug companies make the medication, it is not readily available at a regular retail...

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Types of Antidepressants and Their Side Effects

Antidepressants are some of the most commonly prescribed medications, so it is important to be familiar with their mechanism of action along with their side effects. Antidepressants Category 1: Reuptake Inhibitors There are three major neurotransmitters whose deficiency may contribute to depres...

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Jobs in Pharmacy

Although the field of pharmacy is a “close-knit” community, there are n…

Human Medication That Is Safe for Dogs

Did you know that many medications, including common over-the-counter m…

Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacist: Is Either Job Right for You?

Investigation At one time or another, we all have that important decis…