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RxImpact 2015: Community Pharmacy

In this special report, Drug Store News examines the critical role community pharmacy plays in our nation’s healthcare system, and what could be done to close the gap on provider access, lower costs and improve health outcomes for millions of Americans, by enabling the pharmacist to practice at the top of their license.

 

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Teva launches generic Exforge tabs

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries announced the launch of generic Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) tablets, which are indicated for the treatment of hypertension. 

 

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At the scene of NACDS RxIMPACT Day

More than 350 pharmacy advocates headed to Capitol Hill for the seventh annual NACDS RxIMPACT Day to further reinforce the recognition by lawmakers of the evolving role of pharmacy in patient care and educate members of Congress about pro-patient, pro-pharmacy policy.

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Actavis-Allergan merger complete

Actavis last week announced that its acquisition of Allergan has been completed in a transaction valued at $70.5 billion, a deal that creates one of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical companies by sales revenue, according to the company.