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NCPIE Talk About Your Medicines Month: Discussing Safe Use, Storage & Disposal

USP Guest Submitted by USP Guest on Mon, 10/12/2015 - 15:18
October is NCPIE Talk About Your Medicines Month

October is Talk About Your Medicines Month. Sponsored by NCPIE, a USP Convention member organization, this annual opportunity encourages patients and healthcare providers to engage in conversation about medications and their safe use, safe storage, and safe disposal.

Detecting Deception: USP Screening Methods for Supplements Adulterated with Drugs

Anne Bell Submitted by Anne Bell on Tue, 08/18/2015 - 07:35
Detecting Drugs in Dietary Supplements

Tainted “lifestyle supplements" may outnumber products free from drugs and their unapproved synthetic analogs.  Learn how proposed new screening methods in USP General Chapter <2251> Adulteration of Dietary Supplements with Drugs and Drug Analogs can help detect these adulterants and protect public health.