clobozamimageClobozam/Drug ShortageIn a new national survey of more than 1,070 members of the Canadian Pharmacists Association, Canadian Medical Association and the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacies released January 14th, 2013, statistics reveal startling findings:

 

  • - 66% of doctors reported that a national drug shortage worsened since 2010
  • - 94% of pharmacists reported difficulty locating medication for a patient in the previous week
  • - 41% of pharmacists surveyed said drug shortages compromised their patients' health

 

Click here to read the full story and to watch a video featuring a patient with epilepsy struggling to fill her clobazam prescription.

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