07/17/2014 - 10:01am

Purdue Pharma announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved a new 7.5-mcg/hour dosage strength of Butrans (buprenorphine) transdermal system CIII.

07/17/2014 - 9:34am

Mylan on Thursday announced that the U.S. District Court for the district of New Jersey granted its motion for a permanent injunction against GlaxoSmithKline in relation to paroxetine CR, the generic version of GSK's Paxil CR.

07/16/2014 - 1:18pm

HelpAround on Wednesday launched a mobile platform for people with diabetes — and their friends, family and caregivers — that reveals fellow ‘diabetes helpers’ from the crowd, helping people resolve sudden health crises, such as getting caught without essential over-the-counter blood glucose test strips.

07/16/2014 - 12:52pm

Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada entered into a strategic business relationship with McKesson Canada to launch the Sun Life Preferred Pharmacy Network.

07/16/2014 - 12:24pm

GSK has begun shipping Fluarix Quadrivalent (influenza vaccine) doses to U.S. healthcare providers, the company annouced. This marks the first shipment of GSK's U.S. flu vaccine supply for the flu season, which follows licensing and lot-release approval from the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.

07/16/2014 - 9:22am

RetireSafe, a grassroots organization advocating on behalf of America’s seniors on Tuesday released a survey finding that seniors overwhelmingly support strong patient safeguards for biosimilar medications. 

07/15/2014 - 3:36pm

John Biles, who led the University of Southern California’s School of Pharmacy for 27 years, died June 27.

 

07/15/2014 - 3:05pm

Current programs to dispose of unused medicines in the home are sufficient, argued representatives of industry in appealing a provision put into place by a San Francisco-area county that would place the burden of recapturing these medicines on the manufacturer.

07/15/2014 - 12:40pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Tuesday put forward pharmacy-specific solutions as the Senate Finance Committee conducted a hearing on “Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs.”