Symplmed Pharmaceuticals announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Prestalia (perindopril arginine and amlodipine) tablets to treat hypertension.
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced approval for the first generic version of Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium delayed-release capsules), which are used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease in adults and children ages 1 year and older.
The Food and Drug Administration last week announced approval for Bexsero, a vaccine intended to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B in individuals 10 years through 25 years of age.
The Food and Drug Administration last week approved Natpara (parathyroid horomone), which is indicated to control low blood calcium levels in patients who have hypoparathyroidism.
CVS Health’s apprenticeship program garnered national attention during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday as he called on more businesses to follow CVS Health’s lead and offer more educational benefits and paid apprenticeships.
In support of pharmacy refill reminder programs and other healthcare communications by pharmacies, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores recently filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission requesting regulatory clarification regarding prior consent for calls to consumers’ cell phones for healthcare notifications.
Four House representatives on Thursday reintroduced legislation designed to help prevent prescription drug abuse and diversion and ensure patient access to necessary medications.
Not only was CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo a special guest of First Lady Michelle Obama for Tuesday night’s Presidential State of the Union address, but Merlo was also treated to a special shout out from the President.
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced approval for Cosentyx (secukinumab), indicated for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.
If its goal of expanding health coverage to more Americans is fully realized, the Affordable Care Act could end up pulling as many as 30 million more people into the ranks of the newly insured. That means rising prescription counts and more patients at pharmacy counters and in drug store aisles, but it also poses challenges in managing and educating patients about their benefits.