07/06/2015 - 10:26am

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved Orkambi a new cystic fibrosis treatment that received designation from the FDA as a breakthrough therapy and as an orphan drug. 

07/01/2015 - 12:12pm

New exchange plan enrollees spent less on medications in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same time a year ago, according to the third edition of the Express Scripts Exchange Pulse report released on Wednesday.

07/01/2015 - 10:47am

An analysis of five pharmacy case studies conducted for the National Community Pharmacists Association has found that medication synchronization brings positive results to community pharmacy.

06/30/2015 - 5:29pm

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued guidance indicating that the agency would give pharmacies  an additional four months to comply with product tracing requirements scheduled to take effect July 1, 2015.

06/26/2015 - 12:58pm

Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law on Friday House Bill 182, which allows pharmacists to administer the flu vaccine to patients 9 years of age and older, with parental consent.

06/24/2015 - 2:43pm

Pharmacy organizations have written a joint letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking officials to delay enforcement of a July 1 electronic product-tracing deadline for prescription drug dispensers.

06/23/2015 - 4:37pm

Pfizer has entered into an agreement with GlaxoSmithKline to acquire its quadrivalent meningitis ACWY vaccines, Nimenrix and Mencevax, for approximately $130 million.

06/23/2015 - 10:29am

Eisai announced Monday that the Food and Drug Administration had given Fycompa approval to be used as an adjunctive therapy in treating primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures.

06/22/2015 - 9:57am

Diplomat Pharmacy announced Friday that it had acquired the Pennsylvania-based Burman’s Specialty Pharmacy, which will expand Diplomat’s hepatitis C specialty services.