The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced the approval of Taiho Oncology’s Lonsurf (trifluridine and tipiracil).
The pharmacy will be located in the NEOMED Education and Wellness Center in Ohio.
CVS/pharmacy has also renewed its Medication Disposal for Safer Communities Program.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday announced plans that would reduce out-of-pocket drug costs for many American consumers should she be elected President of the United States.
The campaign includes an ambassador program where Rite Aid coordinators will plan and implement onsite workplace flu clinics staffed by certified immunizing Rite Aid pharmacists.
According to Protein Sciences, Flublok is the only flu vaccine that is free of formaldehyde, antibiotics, gluten, gelatin, egg protein, latex, thimerosal and other preservatives.
A new CVS Health Research Insitute study, done in partnership with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is offering insight into the reasons many patients don’t adhere to their medication regimen.
For the U.S. pharmaceutical market, 2015 is already shaping up to be another double-digit growth year in terms of prescription spend, and brand-name specialty drugs are big drivers of that growth.
The Centers for Disease Control and prevention this week announced that a new draft guideline for prescribing opioids to patients with chronic pain was in the works.
Overall, CDC estimates that 47% of the U.S. population age 6 months and older was vaccinated during the 2014-2015 season, similar to the 2013-2014 season and up from an estimated 41% five years ago.