The awards come as NCPA rolls out its 2017 NCPA Digest, which found that the state of independent community pharmacies continues to grow and expand the scope of services pharmacists can offer their patients.
The organization has named Amgen chairman and CEO Robert Bradway to the chairman-elect position, effective immediately, and named two more industry executives to the board.
FlavoRx SVP marketing Chad Baker talked to Drug Store News about how the company helps pharmacies make medication more palatable for children and makes it easy for pharmacists to flavor medication by integrating it into existing reconstitution workflow.
In the newly created position, Joe Willaman will work with regional chains to highlight the benefits of Smith Drug’s products and services.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Lyrica CR (pregabalin) controlled-release tablets.
The survey also found that more than two-thirds (67%) of Americans reported having at least one chronic health condition.
As part of American Pharmacists Month, CVS Health is recognizing the work that its pharmacists do to improve the health of their patients through increased access to care.
The pain management medication had annual U.S. sales of $710 million for the 12 months ended June 2017, according to QuintilesIMS data.
The drug had U.S. sales of approximately $84 million for the 12 months ended August 31, according to QuintilesIMS data.
Lupin acquired the company for $150 million, bringing into its drug portfolio Symbiomix’s recently approved single-dose treatment for bacterial vaginosis.