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NBC News Investigates the Safety of At-Home Medication Delivery



Mail-order pharmacies had been seeing a steady uptick in volume before COVID-19, but the virus has sent even more people looking for at-home deliveries. With this, patients are becoming increasingly aware of both the benefits and risks of receiving medication by postal or shipping services, and also learning that even brief exposure to extreme temperatures can impact the efficacy of their medications.


This NBC News investigation looks at this issue deeper. They note that including time-temperature indicators like the TransTracker® in shipments can provide patients with added peace-of-mind.


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