11/28/2017 - 3:59pm

CVS Caremark will offer visibility of costs and lower-cost alternatives at point of prescribing and at the pharmacy in an effort to cut down on dispensing delays and improve patient outcomes, the Woonsocket, R.I.-based company said.

11/28/2017 - 3:27pm

Takeda said that in addition to its work on the Zika vaccine, it is undertaking vaccine programs to address such illnesses as dengue, norovirus and polio.

11/28/2017 - 2:17pm

Under the new structure, the global generics and specialty medicines groups will be integrated into a single commercial organization covering North America, Europe and growth markets. Each region will manage the entire portfolio from OTC to specialty and generic pharmaceuticals. 

11/28/2017 - 1:48pm

The company noted that the relaunched generic potassium chloride powder would be available with a new NDC number.

11/27/2017 - 2:40pm
The proposed rule includes changes regarding e-prescribing and medication therapy management, addressing opioid abuse and building pharmacy access, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores said.
11/27/2017 - 2:21pm

Hepatitis C patients managed jointly by this clinic-pharmacy collaboration had a shorter average prescribed time-to-therapy and lower copays.

11/27/2017 - 12:47pm

Perrigo has introduced its generics of Mycolog II Cream (nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream, 1 mg/gram) and the Exalgo (hydromorphone HCl) extended-release tablets in 32-mg dosage strength.

11/22/2017 - 1:46pm

New York-based equity research firm Cowen has sized up the threat Amazon poses to the industry, and while its entry would not be as disruptive as some might think, there are still opportunities for Amazon in the pharmacy business. 

11/22/2017 - 12:59pm

The contraceptive had U.S. brand and generic sales of roughly $116.8 million, according to data from IQVIA for the 12 months ended September 2017.