Pharmacy

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CVS/pharmacy earns first-ever URAC Community Pharmacy accreditation

CVS/pharmacy and URAC have announced that CVS/pharmacy is the first pharmacy in the nation to earn the new Community Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a healthcare accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. All CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drug Store locations nationwide have earned this accreditation.

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Perrigo announces first-to-file patent challenge

Perrigo on Wednesday announced that it has filed an abbreviated new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration for desoximetasone topical spray 0.25%. The company also has notified Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., the owner of the reference listed drug, of the filing.

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Tanzeum now available in U.S. pharmacies

GSK announced that Tanzeum (albiglutide), a once-weekly, prescription injectable treatment for Type 2 diabetes in adults, is now available in pharmacies throughout the United States.