Medical Health Cluster


Pharmacists Allowed to Prescribe COVID-19 Antiviral

Pharmacists can now prescribe nirmatrelvir-ritonavir (Paxlovid) with certain limitations under a revised Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the COVID-19 antiviral treatment. The pills must be taken within 5 days of symptom onset, so enabling patients to obtain a prescription from pharmacists could expand access to timely treatment, Patrizia Cavazzoni, MD, director of […]

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