According to the court, the defendants marketed their dietary supplement diet aids with claims including “rapid fat loss,” “fat burner,” “extreme weight loss guaranteed” and “curbs the appetite,” in violation of a 2008 order.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is partnering with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and the American Public Health Association to host a workshop about building partnerships across public health agencies and pharmacies.
The Independent Pharmacy Cooperative’s government relations team, alongside board members, recently took to the nation’s capital to discuss issues affecting independent pharmacy with legislators.
When the expansion is complete, medication disposal kiosks will be available in approximately 1,500 Walgreens stores nationwide.
In a post on the Food and Drug Administration’s blog, commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb noted that in many instances complex drugs — which include drugs with complex active ingredients and complex drug-device combination products — do not have generic competitors for various reasons.
The educational event was sponsored by the bipartisan, bicameral Dietary Supplement Caucus with help from trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry.
Nearly 43 million Americans are on SNAP, according to USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, with each household receiving an average monthly benefit of approximately $253.
Influenza vaccination coverage last year across the entire U.S. population was 46.8%, an increase of 1.2 percentage points from the previous season.
The report evaluates the impact of the Improving Improving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Drug Spending Act, which has been introduced in both the Senate and House of Representatives and prohibits retroactive pharmacy payment reductions as claims without any defect, impropriety or fraud in Medicare Part D.
The Food and Drug Administration worked with international regulatory and law enforcement agencies take action against some 500 websites selling illegal and unapproved versions of such prescription drugs directly to American patients.