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Low-income DC communities have restricted access to iPLEDGE pharmacies

Key clinical point: In the District of Columbia, there appears to be lack of isotretinoin-dispensing pharmacies in low-income communities.

Major finding: Researchers observed a strong negative correlation between iPLEDGE pharmacy density and the percentage of individuals with public insurance (P = less than .0001).

Study details: A survey of 146 pharmacies in the DC area.

Disclosures: Ms. Shah reported having no financial disclosures.