12 posts categorized "Dan Hussar"

09/12/2014

CBSSports.com: Adderall the new drug of choice for many major-leaguers

In Philadelphia, Dr. Daniel A. Hussar of the University of the Sciences teaches about the abuse of a medication so dangerous, the DEA classifies Adderall as a Schedule II drug. Some other Schedule II drugs? Cocaine, Methadone, Oxycodone.

http://www.cbssports.com/general/writer/gregg-doyel/24706564/adderall-the-new-drug-of-choice-for-many-major-leaguers

07/30/2014

KYW Newsradio: New Oxycodone Pill Designed to Prevent Abuse

The FDA has approved an oxycodone pill designed to deter abuse. Dr. Daniel Hussar, professor of pharmacy at University of the Sciences says the pill attacks pain when swallowed as prescribed, but if the user snorts or injects it, the naloxone will take effect. Listen to the audio clip here.

http://s3.amazonaws.com/TVEyesMediaCenter/UserContent/246151/3810519.707/RADKYW_07-30 -2014_10.53.40.mp3

02/01/2013

Philadelphia Inquirer: IGF-1: The story behind deer antler spray

The football career of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has been equal parts celebrated and controversial. But the buildup to this Sunday’s Super Bowl—Lewis’ final game—has provided one of the strangest twists yet. Lewis is alleged to have used deer antler spray in his recovery from a triceps injury earlier this season. Dr. Dan Hussar was used as an expert.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/sportsdoc/IGF-1-The-story-behind-deer-antler-spray.html

12/18/2012

Philly.com: Doctor: ‘Unlikely’ that Garrett Reid was distributing steroids

Sports Doc attempts to address the question of distribution through the examination of the four drugs found in Reid’s room with the help of Daniel Hussar, PhD, professor of pharmacy at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/sportsdoc/Doctor-Unlikely-that-Garrett-Reid-Was-Distributing-Steroids.html

11/28/2012

Philadelphia Inquirer: Prevalence of Adderall among players caused MLB to limit its use

"The anticipated benefit is that performance and stamina can be enhanced," said Daniel Hussar, professor of pharmacy at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences. "But sometimes individuals get into such a habit of using these medications that it can be quite a letdown when they stop using them. They feel compelled to continue using the product."

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/phillies/20121128_Prevalence_of_Adderall_among_players_caused_MLB_to_limit_its_use.html

07/15/2012

NorthJersey.com: Corner drugstores facing new headache

"One of the elements of unfairness of these prescription benefit programs is that the same companies who design the programs own the mail-order pharmacies to which patients are directed," said Daniel Hussar, a professor at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and author of The Pharmacist Activist newsletter.

Read more: http://www.northjersey.com/news/162499516_New_assault_on_drugstores.html

03/05/2012

Expert: Kids unlikely harmed by pharmacy mix-up

The Associated Press reached out on Saturday to see if we had an expert who could talk about the medication mix up in New Jersey. Dan Hussar was readily available to speak with the AP. The AP story he was quoted in resulted in 165 stories around the nation that our clipping service grabbed as well as nearly 600 on hits on Google.

"Fortunately, it's very unlikely that this specific drug would cause any serious or adverse effects when used for only a short periods of time," said Daniel Hussar, a professor with the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences.

Read more: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/NJ-CVS-Gives-Breast-Cancer-Pills-To-Kids-141302873.html

01/31/2012

Philly.com: Pharmacists hope opportunity to advance profession won’t go up in smoke

In light of this remarkable opportunity to improve health outcomes, my colleagues and I are speaking out about an elephant in the room that has long loomed large and cast a shadow on the pharmacy profession. It’s an issue that esteemed colleague Daniel Hussar, Ph.D., professor of pharmacy at University of the Sciences, has long supported and written about recently: the selling of tobacco products in many community pharmacies.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/health/Pharmacists-hope-opportunity-to-advance-profession-wont-go-up-in-smoke.html

01/23/2012

Daniel A. Hussar, Remington Professor, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, USciences, Designated 2012 APhA Honorary President

He was elected for his lifelong commitment to the association and profession of pharmacy including more than 40 years serving in various roles and committees for APhA.

Read more: http://www.pharmacist.com/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Current_News&template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=27626

10/31/2011

Drugstores in Pennsylvania fight rise of mail-order pharmacies

Independent pharmacists are stepping up efforts this month to pass bills in the Pennsylvania Senate and House - H.B. 511 and S.B. 201 - that would, in their words, "level the playing field." … Dan Hussar, a professor of pharmacy at the University of the Sciences' Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and a supporter of the proposed bills, said proponents of the bill had asked repeatedly for proof that mail-order pharmacies save money but had been rebuffed.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20111031_Drugstores_in_Pennsylvania_fight_rise_of_mail-order_pharmacies.html