Cozaar, sold by Merck, is indicated to treat high blood pressure.
Publix expanded its free offerings to include 90-day prescriptions of three commonly prescribed medicines.
The pilot’s findings come at a time when the CDC noted that 1-in-3 primary care physicians and nurse practitioners do not know what PrEP is despite the promise it has shown to prevent HIV among high-risk groups.
The six-month pilot program included 270 HealthPartners members who had a diagnosis of hypertension and a prescription for medication to lower blood pressure at a Sterling pharmacy.
For every immunization, including flu shots, administered at a Walgreens pharmacy, the value of two life-saving vaccines will be donated to a child in a developing country.
Takeda’s Ninlaro is a treatment for patients with multiple myeloma who have had at least one prior therapy.
Approximately 35% received the flu shot at a doctor’s office, followed by 27% who received it at a pharmacy.
Aurobindo’s sildenafil tablets are a generic version of Pfizer’s Revatio, which treats pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Despite pre-exposure prophylaxis pills’ efficacy in preventing HIV that’s transmitted sexually or through use of injected drugs, only one-in-three primary care physicians and nurses have heard of it.
The drug, according to IMS Health data for the 12 months eneding Sept. 2015, had combined brand and generic sales of $457 million.