08/10/2015 - 3:35pm

Experts from the CVS Health Research Institute, writing today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, are calling for a reconsideration of treatment guidelines for high cholesterol as PCSK9 inhibitors hit the market.

08/06/2015 - 1:34pm

Aurobindo Pharma Limited on Tuesday received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its alprazolam tablets, a generic version of Xanax. 

08/05/2015 - 2:16pm

The FDA and industry have been working together to make liquid formulations of acetaminophen safer for children. 

08/05/2015 - 1:51pm

Association is placing its support behind the Access To Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015, versions of which are before both the House and the Senate.

08/05/2015 - 1:49pm

The approval of the acquisition— valued at $17 billion when it was announced in February — is based on Pfizer divesting certain products from its portfolio. 

08/05/2015 - 1:40pm

Manufacturers Atrium, Aspen Group, Nutri-Pak of Wisconsin will have to get a special clearance from FDA before producing supplements again. 

08/03/2015 - 3:34pm

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy last week released a progress report urging state and federal regulation for the thousands of websites that illegally distribute medications.

07/31/2015 - 2:32pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores commented on the proposed regulations on the use of managed care in Medicaid and in the Children’s Health Insurance Program, urging "to maintain the strong link between Medicaid patients and community pharmacies and the valuable services that these pharmacies provide."

07/31/2015 - 2:06pm

In late July, the Government Accountability Office released a report on how the lack of effective communications between the Drug Enforcement Agency and both pharmaceutical distributors and chain pharmacy headquarters has impacted legitimate access to pain medicines. "The agency’s report further validates the need for bipartisan, bicameral legislation," according to NACDS.