Pharmacy

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APA kicks off American Pharmacists Month

October is recognized as American Pharmacists Month and the American Pharmacists Association wants to send a clear message: “Know Your Pharmacist—Know Your Medicine.”

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Salix, Progenics announce FDA approval for Relistor

Salix Pharmaceuticals and Progenics Pharmaceuticals announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Relistor (methylnaltrexone bromide) subcutaneous injection in 12-mg dosage strength to treat constipation in patients taking opioids for chronic, non-cancer pain. 

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J&J acquires Alios BioPharma for $1.8 billion

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced a definitive agreement to acquire Alios BioPharma, a privately held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for viral diseases, for approximately $1.8 billion in cash.