“Pharmacists need to understand what’s happening around them regarding the availability of precision medicines and their profiles,” Murray Aitken, executive director of the Quintiles IMS Institute and co-author of the report, said during the International Pharmaceutical Federation 6th Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Aurobindo’s generic of Daiichi Sankyo’s Azor and its generic of Pfizer’s Glucotrol XL.
Among NCPA’s comments were notes about what it sees as the need to address direct and indirect remuneration, or DIR, fees; requests to standardize how Medicare Part D plans measure pharmacy quality; and other efforts to improve patient access to medication and pharmacy services
Hoffman La Roche’s drug takes aim at the form of vasculitis, a group of disorders that results in inflammation of blood vessels.
Organization’s membership is in favor of Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C: Completion of Therapy, Polypharmacy; Use of Multiple Anticholinergic Medications in Older Adults; and Polypharmacy: Use of Multiple CNS-Active Medications in Older Adults.
All three earned a perfect score on the ranking of the 500 largest publicly traded companies, measured by reported in sales in the latest fiscal year and whose primary stock is listed in the United States or Canada.
The oral therapy is administered twice daily for adults with an FLT3 mutation-positive acute myeloid leukemia diagnosis.
The antipsychotic drug had U.S. sales of $1.27 billion for the 12 months ended March 2017, according to QuintilesIMS data.
PQA recognizes these plans for the high level of medication management performance in the care of their Medicare members.