The drug, a biosimilar version of Amgen’s Neupogen, is the first biosimilar drug to launch in the U.S.
Specialty Pharmacy News
After years of research and billions of dollars in funding, the Human Genome Project has unlocked the complex mysteries of the human genome and unleashed a new era in personalized medicine and pharmaceutical research and development. And pharmacy retailers must get out in front of that gene-based drug revolution or risk being left behind.
Diplomat Pharmacy’s summer internship and fellowship program saw 10 fellows and 25 interns spend 12 weeks gaining hands-on experience in different departments of the specialty pharmacy.
Keveyis is the first medicine approved by the FDA for the treatment of primary periodic paralysis, which is estimated to affect approximately 5,000 people in the United States.
The research project will provide pharmacogenomics services in community pharmacies including collection of DNA samples, interpretation of patient results, counseling and collaboration with prescribers.
BioPlus is now one of over 70 founding and corporate members of NASP.
Iressa is a once-daily oral medication that targets and blocks the activity of epidermal growth factor receptor-tyrosine kinase.
The specialty pharmacy arm of Fred's Super Dollar today comprises 12% of the discount retailer's total sales.
Armada Health Care on Tuesday announced a partnership with the clinical pharmacy services unit at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to work on its ArmadaOne specialty pharmacy platform.