05/24/2012 - 4:42pm

The generic drug industry has applauded the passage of legislation that will expedite the Food and Drug Administration's review of generic drugs and biosimilars, as well as enhance the agency's ability to inspect foreign manufacturing sites.

05/24/2012 - 4:09pm

Legislation enacted in the state of Vermont, which establishes standards in the pharmacy audit process conducted by pharmacy benefit managers, has been applauded by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

05/24/2012 - 3:39pm

Following the Senate’s defeat of a proposal that would have permitted “personal importation” of prescription drug medications, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores lauded the Senate’s decision to support patient safety.

05/24/2012 - 11:48am

Two drug makers are looking to win approval for an experimental drug in patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.

05/24/2012 - 11:43am

A Food and Drug Administration expert panel has recommended against expanding the approval of a Johnson & Johnson drug, the company said.

05/23/2012 - 2:38pm

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Monday drafted a letter to the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services regarding the latest federal upper limit guidelines that the association characterizes as "getting worse with regard to the negative economic impact [to community pharmacies], not better."

05/23/2012 - 12:41pm

A generic antiretroviral drug for treating HIV infection has won approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

05/23/2012 - 11:01am

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Wednesday that, for the second time over the course of one week, it has engaged with a congressional committee to tell the story of community pharmacy’s value in improving patient health and reducing costs, and it has submitted a statement to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance for the hearing Wednesday titled “Progress in Healthcare Delivery: Innovations from the Field.”

05/23/2012 - 10:23am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic treatment made by Perrigo for fungal infections of the vagina, the company said.