12/10/2014 - 9:39am

Mylan on Wednesday launched its celecoxib capsules in 50-, 100-, 200- and 400-mg dosage strengths. The drug is one of the first available generic versions of Celebrex capsules from Pfizer.

12/09/2014 - 4:09pm

Reps. Doug Collins, R-Ga., and Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, introduced on Tuesday H.R. 5815 — the Generic Drug Pricing Fairness Act — which creates greater transparency in how PBMs reimburse pharmacies for generic prescription drugs under Medicare Part D, the military’s TRICARE program, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.

12/09/2014 - 2:27pm

The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday awarded $36.3 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,113 health centers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and seven U.S. Territories.

12/09/2014 - 1:39pm

Flu activity is picking up across the South, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index.

12/09/2014 - 1:14pm

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association agreed to support compromise automatic substitution legislation.

12/09/2014 - 12:12pm

From 2009 to 2013, the number of Americans using prescription opiates declined 9.2%, yet both the number of opioid prescriptions filled and the number of days of medication per prescription rose more than 8% in that time period. 

12/09/2014 - 10:45am

Teva Canada, a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, announced Tuesday that Health Canada has approved its application for the generic version of PrTarceva. 

12/08/2014 - 3:05pm

Drug Store News has named Nancy Lyons director of continuing education and clinical content.

12/08/2014 - 1:47pm

Seasonal flu vaccines may protect individuals not only against the strains of flu they contain, but also against many additional types, according to a study published this week in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.