04/15/2016 - 6:34pm

A new bill looks to push the FDA into rewriting a guidance on generic drug and biosimilar naming by withholding funding unless it meets Congress’ requests. 

04/14/2016 - 12:40pm

In 2015, the OGD granted 580 approvals and 146 tentative approvals, including 99 in December alone – the largest number of drug approvals given out in a single month. 

04/13/2016 - 9:52am

The legislation, advocated by both retail pharmacy and the pharma industry, would advance collaboration among health and enforcement authorities to achieve drug abuse solutions that maintain patients’ legitimate access to medications.

04/12/2016 - 1:16pm

The company said it uses web-based pharmacy benefit system MERLIN, which has 16 integrated modules that can aid in personalizing service for each client.

04/12/2016 - 12:31pm

A new report from Accenture is shedding light on a new focus on the part of pharmaceutical companies: investing in patient-centered capabilities and services.

04/11/2016 - 12:38pm

The launch makes Mylan the only manufacturer with five strengths for its generic Lopressor, a treatment for hypertension.

04/11/2016 - 12:09pm

California pharmacists are authorized to furnish oral, transdermal, vaginal and Depo injection forms of prescription birth control under a new law that took effect April 8. 

04/11/2016 - 10:54am

When implementation of Walgreens' naloxone program is complete, naloxone will be available without a prescription in more than 5,800 of Walgreens nearly 8,200 stores.

04/07/2016 - 12:16pm

So far in 2016, there have been multiple Part D plans and PBMs that have been utilizing MAC drug pricing values that are "far below what would be considered to be reasonably approaching market prices for drugs," the letter noted.