02/21/2017 - 2:00pm

Based on early data, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week reported that flu vaccines this season are reducing a vaccinated person’s risk of getting sick and having to go to the doctor because of flu by about half (48%).

02/21/2017 - 12:15pm
The approved generic is distributed by Zoetis, and Anzac Animal Health sponsored the application.
02/17/2017 - 2:56pm

An analysis from Decision Resources Group examines the potential fallout for retail clinics from changes to the Affordable Care Act and Medicare funding. 

02/17/2017 - 12:59pm

Northwestern Ohio’s The Courier is reporting that CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo delivered a speech at Ohio Northern University titled “Driving More Affordable, Accessible and Effective Care,” in which he noted the ways pharmacy can help drive down healthcare costs. He said that retail pharmacy will play a key role in combatting such issues as medication non-adherence and stepping into primary care. “Retail pharmacy is oftentimes the front door to health care,” he reportedly said. “It provides more opportunities to interact with patients than any other site of care.” (The Courier)

02/17/2017 - 10:30am

The oral solution is a generic of Endo Pharmaceuticals’s Hycodan Oral Solution, 5 mg/1.5 mg per 5 ml.

02/16/2017 - 3:33pm
The asthma maintenance treatment is now indicated for children ages 6 years and older. It had previously been approved as an asthma treatment for adults and adolescents. 
02/16/2017 - 2:45pm

Open to all independent pharmacies, the event will take place April 6-9 at the Hyatt Regency Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz.

02/16/2017 - 12:28pm

Administered as an injection, it is intended for patients who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy and have failed to respond, or have stopped responding to other systemic therapies. 

02/16/2017 - 12:16pm

The company will distribute the drug on behalf of its partner, Mikart, which developed the product and also is manufacturing the product.