02/09/2015 - 11:34am

Mylan Inc. and its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals are being sued by Bayer Healthcare, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharamceuticals in relation to the filing of an abbreviated new drug application for sorafenib tablets, the generic version of Nexavar. 

 

02/06/2015 - 3:13pm

A new, potentially far-reaching program to encourage individuals to take better charge of their own health is taking shape in the United Kingdom. And given the increasingly globalized marketplace, the emergence of Walgreens Boots Alliance as an international pharmacy powerhouse and the ongoing struggle by U.S. pharmacies to gain provider status and reimbursement for a growing menu of patient-care services, that campaign could spark or help inform similar efforts on this side of the Atlantic.

 

02/06/2015 - 1:04pm

Rochester Drug Cooperative and Aureus Health Services on Thursday announced a specialty pharmacy services program available to RDC's independent, community pharmacy customers.

02/06/2015 - 10:55am

The pharma industry praised outgoing Food and Drug Administration commissioner Margaret Hamburg and welcomed Stephen Ostroff, who will assume the role of acting commissioner.

02/05/2015 - 1:45pm

Food and Drug Commissioner Margaret Hamburg will resign from her post in March.

 

02/05/2015 - 1:07pm

Merck earlier this week announced that Belsomra (suvorexant) is now available at pharmacies in the United States for the treatment of insomnia.

02/05/2015 - 10:43am

Generic drug prices are going up. Spurred by market opportunities, short-term market exclusivity for some newly launched single-source generics and rising costs for manufacturing, quality control and raw materials, me-too drug manufacturers have escalated a series of price hikes, some of them significant.

02/05/2015 - 10:42am

In this issue, DSN looks at another three hot spot issues identified by PwC’s HRI that will help define how health care is provided in 2015.

02/05/2015 - 10:16am

HDMA recognized four members of Congress with the Association’s Rx Safety and Healthcare Leadership Award.