Prescription

Prescription Danger

Powerful Antibiotic Could Be A Prescription For Danger Pt. II

More and more people are coming forward claiming to be seriously ill victims of a powerful antibiotic they too, supposedly to get well. Now CBS$’s Chief Investigator Michele Gillen reveals an internal FDA safety report and details what the government agency isn’t telling the public.

CBS4–02/24/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Report Suggests Trend In Prescription Drug Errors Filled By Pharmacists

Anyone who has picked up a prescription knows a pharmacy counter can be a busy place that can sometimes lead to mistakes.

CBS Miami–02/20/2015

Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.

03/12/2014

Prescription Pills

FDLE Chemist Accused Of Tampering With Evidence In 35 Counties

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement ordering a statewide review of crime lab drug evidence after a state crime lab chemist was relieved of duty for allegedly stealing drugs.

CBS Miami–02/01/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Tighter Security Coming For Prescription Database

In an effort to protect patient information, state health officials announced an increase in security of its statewide prescription drug datatbase.

CBS Miami–06/19/2013

(Credit: Thinkstock)

DEA & Walgreens Settle Dispute Over Oxycodone Distribution

The Drug Enforcement Administration reached a financial settlement with pharmacy giant Walgreens for the company violating rules dealing with the distribution of powerful prescription painkillers.

CBS Miami–06/11/2013

(Source: www.myfloridalegal.com) Attorney General Pam Bondi

AG Bondi Urges Urban Outfitters To Stop Selling Prescription-Looking Products

Attorney General Pam Bondi, along with other attorneys general, is not laughing at a popular retailer’s housewares line made to look like prescription bottles.

CBS4–05/22/2013

(photo credit: Thinkstock)

New Law Adds Prescribing Powers To Optometrists

Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday that will allow optometrists to prescribe oral medications, ending a long-running lobbying battle about the issue.

CBS Miami–04/20/2013

Sandor Guillen in court on Monday March 11, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates: Prescriptions In DUI Case Called “Illegal”

Sandor Guillen is charged with DUI manslaughter, but his case may spawn a second investigation into how he came to possess prescription drugs.

CBS4–03/14/2013

(Source: CBS4)

So-Called “Viagra For The Brain” Used To Provide Extra Energy Boost

A narcolepsy drug, dubbed the “Viagra for the brain”, is being used by some people to increase their brain function.

CBS Miami–11/22/2012

more