CLAYMONT, Del. (AP)- Delaware has revoked a Claymont pharmacy's license to dispense controlled substances after an audit found that 44,000 tablets of a prescription painkiller could not be accounted for.
Christopher Portante of the Delaware Department of State says the oxycodone pills had a street value of nearly $900,000. He says day-to-day operations at the Renaissance Family Pharmacy aren't affected by Tuesday's action, but the pharmacy cannot fill prescriptions for controlled substances or store narcotics.
Portante says pharmacy owner Jeremy Kashuba was not registered to dispense prescription narcotics with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and continued to use the previous owner's DEA number.
The state's Board of Pharmacy is considering suspending Kashuba's pharmacist license at Wednesday's meeting.