11/24/2014 - 10:03am

Omnicare and McKesson on Monday announced the signing of an expanded agreement to include the sourcing and distribution of branded, specialty and generic pharmaceuticals. 

11/24/2014 - 9:52am

Dr. Reddy's Labs on Monday announced the launch of docetaxel injection USP in 20-mg and 80-mg dosage strengths. The drug is the generic version of Taxotere.

 

11/21/2014 - 12:16pm

A study being published in Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that people with atrial fibrillation who take NSAIDs may be at risk for serious bleeding or thromboembolisms. 

11/21/2014 - 10:47am

The membership of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance has endorsed a new performance measure, Statin Use in Persons with Diabetes, the group announced Friday. 

11/20/2014 - 3:48pm

Purdue Pharma on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Hysingla ER (hydrocodone bitartrate) extended‐release tablets CII, a once‐daily, single‐entity medication formulated using Purdue’s proprietary extended‐release solid oral platform, Resistec.

11/20/2014 - 1:51pm

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Thursday emphasized the savings generic medicines bring to the table in light of rising brand prices. 

11/20/2014 - 1:06pm

Amneal Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced the launch of Lopreeza (estradiol/norethindrone acetate) tablets in 0.5-mg and 1-mg dosage strengths. The product is the first authorized generic of Activella from Novo Nordisk.

 

11/20/2014 - 9:51am

Decision Resources Group found that sales of biosimilar versions of the granulocyte colony-stimulating factors (G-CSFs) filgrastim and pegfilgrastim could reach $1.8 billion in the United States by 2023. 

11/20/2014 - 9:13am

More specialty drug innovation, greater patient access to medicines and reduced impact from patent expiries will be the primary drivers of an increase in global medicine spending of up to 30% by 2018.