South Korea is much more than Psy’s pop single “Gangnam Style” or the TV series “M*A*S*H,” which lasted three times longer than the actual Korean conflict. It’s one of the most remarkable modern economic success stories. The Eighth United States Army, about 29,000 strong, has long had a front row seat, but most Americans have not. Starting with the ’88 Olympics coming out party, South Korea has arrived. For U.S. OTC brand owners, it’s inevitably an A-list market.
The drug is indicated to temporarily relieve cold, flu, allergy or other breathing illness symptoms.
The launch marks the first for a generic of Benicar and Benicar HCT, which have a combined market size of $1.8 billion, according to IMS Health data for the 12 months ended Aug. 31.
Drug Store News hosted an exclusive reception last week in Providence, R.I., to mark the release of the October 2016 issue of DSN, which featured the special cover feature, “CVS Doubles Down on Health.” In all, more than 100 guests attended, including about 25 CVS executives and select members of the vendor community.
Restasis Multidose has a unidirectional valve and air filter technology that the company says eliminates the need for a preservative, and the bottle uses less plastic than a package of single-use vials.
In a move that would expand its oncology pipeline, Astellas Pharma announced Friday its agreement to acquire Ganymed Pharmaceuticals for €422 million, or about $461 million.
Fungi-Nail Nailner is a nail-whitening pen that can be used along with anti-fungal treatment to help whiten discolored fungal nails.
McKesson is updating its outlook from the previous range of $13.43 to $13.93 per diluted share to a new range of $12.35 to $12.85 per diluted share for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017.
The primary challenges for the CPG industry operating in the natural and specialty space have been a lack of store-level visibility and the significant expense of supplying brand representatives in stores.