September 28, 2015

As a result of the $8.05 billion acquisition, Endo has adjusted its guidance for FY2015.

September 28, 2015

PhRMA's next leader hails from the Advanced Medical Technology Association, where he was president and CEO for more than 10 years. 

September 28, 2015

The Risk Evaliation and Mitigation strategy training for libido drug Addyi is now available for prescribers and pharmacists, Sprout Pharmaceuticals said. 

September 25, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Tresiba (insulin degludec injection) and Ryzodeg 70/30 (insulin degludec/insulin aspart injection) to improve blood sugar control in adults with diabetes mellitus. Both Tresiba and Ryzodeg are manufactured by Novo Nordisk.

September 25, 2015

Health benefit plan cost trend rates for 2016 will increase for most medical plan options and increase substantially for prescription drug coverage to double-digit rates, according to forecasts compiled in the 2016 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey, Segal’s nineteenth annual survey of health plan cost trends. Trend is the forecast of annual gross per capita claims cost increases.

September 25, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical on Friday announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gecko Health Innovations, which focuses on developing software and product solutions to aid in compliance and adherence improvement in the management of respiratory diseases.

September 24, 2015

The discount program’s website provides members online tools for finding participating pharmacies, as well as drug prices and availability. 

September 23, 2015

CVS/pharmacy has also renewed its Medication Disposal for Safer Communities Program.

September 23, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced the approval of Taiho Oncology’s Lonsurf (trifluridine and tipiracil).

September 23, 2015

The pharmacy will be located in the NEOMED Education and Wellness Center in Ohio. 

September 23, 2015

The Wall Street Journal is examining the potential that biosimilars can have in the market for biotechnology drugs by looking at how they have been received in Europe to highlight their potential in the U.S. following the launch of Zarxio, the first U.S. biosimilar, earlier this month. 

September 22, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday announced plans that would reduce out-of-pocket drug costs for many American consumers should she be elected President of the United States. 

September 22, 2015

According to Protein Sciences, Flublok is the only flu vaccine that is free of formaldehyde, antibiotics, gluten, gelatin, egg protein, latex, thimerosal and other preservatives.

September 22, 2015

The campaign includes an ambassador program where Rite Aid coordinators will plan and implement onsite workplace flu clinics staffed by certified immunizing Rite Aid pharmacists. 

September 21, 2015

For the U.S. pharmaceutical market, 2015 is already shaping up to be another double-digit growth year in terms of prescription spend, and brand-name specialty drugs are big drivers of that growth.

September 21, 2015

A new CVS Health Research Insitute study, done in partnership with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is offering insight into the reasons many patients don’t adhere to their medication regimen.

September 18, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and prevention this week announced that a new draft guideline for prescribing opioids to patients with chronic pain was in the works. 

September 18, 2015

Overall, CDC estimates that 47% of the U.S. population age 6 months and older was vaccinated during the 2014-2015 season, similar to the 2013-2014 season and up from an estimated 41% five years ago.

September 18, 2015

McKesson on Friday bought the pharmaceutical distribution division of Ireland's UDG Healthcare in a cash transaction valued at $466.5 million. 

September 17, 2015
The company’s president, CEO and chairman Joseph Papa has issued a letter to shareholders recommending against tendering their shares to Mylan.
 
September 16, 2015

FusionOps helps H. D. Smith make strategic decisions using real-time information. 

September 16, 2015

More than half (57%) of seniors are unaware there is a flu shot specifically for their age group.

September 16, 2015

A new drug before the Food and Drug Administration would track adherence.