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.

05/23/2012 - 10:05am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for acne made by a GlaxoSmithKline subsidiary.

05/22/2012 - 2:52pm

Drug maker Apricus Biosciences will receive regulatory guidance from the Food and Drug Administration in July that will contain feedback concerning the drug maker's plans to seek approval for a nail fungus treatment.

05/22/2012 - 10:49am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for Type 1 diabetes in children ages 2 to 5 years.

05/21/2012 - 4:00pm

Federal and industry officials have been negotiating a federal track-and-trace system as part of a reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act, according to published reports.

05/18/2012 - 1:11pm

The National Advertising Division on Friday recommended Dreambrands modify or discontinue a wide range of advertising claims for “Add Lib,” a dietary supplement promoted to women for improved mood, energy and sexual desire.