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.
McKesson on Friday bought the pharmaceutical distribution division of Ireland's UDG Healthcare in a cash transaction valued at $466.5 million.
Aurobindo Pharma’s received approval from the Food and Drug Administration this week for its generic of Roxane Laboratories’ Dolophine (methadone HCL) tablets.
Camber Pharmaceuticals announced this week that it had launched generics of GlaxoSmithKline’s Valtrex (valacyclovir) and Eisai’s Aricept (donepezil).
Although growth has been high for new specialty and brand-name drugs in the past year, generics continue to be a central part of the U.S. pharmaceutical market.
More than half (57%) of seniors are unaware there is a flu shot specifically for their age group.
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McKesson and Albertsons announced the signing of a five-year distribution agreement to include the sourcing and distribution of both branded and generic pharmaceuticals.
The Perrigo offer notwithstanding, Mylan is committed and well-positioned to pursue the OTC segment independently given its global scale and capabilities, company says.