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Drug utilization review educational bulletins

Recently published Medi-Cal bulletins

September 2022


Insulin Biosimilars, Follow-Ons, and Authorized Generics (PDF)


Assuring the Safe Use of Melatonin in Children (PDF)


May 2022


Submitting Quality Data to the California Immunization Registry (CAIR2) (PDF)


March 2022


Improving the Quality of Care: Legislative Impact on the Use of Naloxone (PDF)


February 2022


Professional Organizations Push for Recall of Buprenorphine Dental Warning (PDF)


January 2022


Rare but significant risk of Diabetic Ketoacidosis associated with SGLT2 inhibitors


Metabolic Monitoring for Children and Adolescents on Antipsychotics


Using Ivermectin for COVID-19 virus


September 2021


UPDATED: Drug Safety Communication: Voluntary Recall of Varenicline (Chantix) Due to Nitrosamine (PDF)

2021 Immunization Updates: COVID-19, Influenza, and Meningococcal Disease (PDF)


August 2021


Drug Safety Communication: FDA Requests Removal of Pregnancy Contraindication for Statins (PDF)


April 2021


Drug Safety Communication: Potential Increased Arrhythmia Risk from Lamotrigine (PDF)


March 2021


Clinical Review: Recommendations for the Tapering of Benzodiazepines (PDF)


January 2021


Clinical Review: Recommendations for the Management of Acute Dental Pain (PDF)


August 2020


Clinical Review: 2020 Standards of Care for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes (PDF)


August 2019


CDC, ACIP release flu vaccine recommendations for upcoming flu season (PDF)


CDC, ACIP release human papillomavirus vaccination for adults: updated recommendations (PDF)



July 2019


CDC releases interim infection prevention and control recommendations for measles


California drug take-back program

Accelerating opioid safety: ambulatory care toolkit (PDF)



July 2018


Drug safety communication: adverse effects from fluoroquinolone antibiotics (PDF)



March 2018


In the pharmacy: pharmacists furnishing nicotine replacement products (PDF)



February 2018


Drug safety communication: new age limit for opioid cough and cold medicines (PDF)



September 2017


Alert: online report to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) (PDF)

2017 immunization updates: influenza, HepA, meningococcal, HPV, adult vaccines (PDF)

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