Allergan said that the decision was not the end of the road for their intellectual property protection efforts around Restasis.
According to the World Health Organization, roughly one-third of patients diagnosed with plaque psoriasis is younger than 20 years of age, and adolescents in particular have limited treatment options.
The product had branded and generic U.S. sales of approximately $64.9 million for the 12 months ended August 2017, according to QuintilesIMS data.
The companies said the partnership would help improve decision-making abilities for patients and their care teams — including physicians, pharmacists and payers.
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.