August 6, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma Limited on Tuesday received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its alprazolam tablets, a generic version of Xanax. 

August 6, 2015

Mylan on Wednesday announced the U.S. launch of its generic version of Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium delayed-release capsules) in 20- and 40-mg dosage strengths.

August 5, 2015

Association is placing its support behind the Access To Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015, versions of which are before both the House and the Senate.

August 5, 2015

The FDA and industry have been working together to make liquid formulations of acetaminophen safer for children. 

August 5, 2015
Par Pharmaceutical announced Wednesday that the Food and Drug Administration had granted final approval of the company’s generic version of Sodium Edecrin (ethacrynate sodium) for injection.
August 5, 2015

As many as 79% of consumers plan to purchase the new chocolate Reese's Snack Mix, Instantly Shelf Score found. 

August 5, 2015

 Data recently presented at t AADE15 suggests that people with type 2 diabetes can lower their blood sugar and benefit from following a structured, personalized self-monitoring blood glucose schedule even if they don’t require insulin.

August 4, 2015
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Aprecia Pharmaceuticals’ Spritam (levetiracetam), an epilepsy treatment that is the first FDA-approved drug that uses 3D printing technology. 
August 4, 2015

More than 28% of those surveyed fill 20 or more prescriptions per year but only half of those know about prescription savings cards. 

August 3, 2015

Executive director Mindy Smith is departing the American Pharmacists Association Foundation for PrescribeWellness. 

August 3, 2015

The metrics BodiMetrics track include an EKG, pulse rate, blood oxygination, systolic blood pressure and temperature. 

July 31, 2015

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals on Friday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved the company’s Finacea (azelaic acid) Foam, 15% for the topical treatment rosacea.

July 31, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores commented on the proposed regulations on the use of managed care in Medicaid and in the Children’s Health Insurance Program, urging "to maintain the strong link between Medicaid patients and community pharmacies and the valuable services that these pharmacies provide."

July 30, 2015

CVS Health has entered into two new clinical affiliations with Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Kansas and Lehigh Valley Health Network in Pennsylvania.

July 30, 2015

CVS Health and IBM on Thursday announced they will use predictive analytics and Watson cognitive computing for care management services for patients with chronic disease.

July 30, 2015

Jean Coutu has taken steps to prepare its customers and pharmacists for the expanded services the pharmacy can now provide with the implementation of Bill 41, which amends the Pharmacy Act.

July 30, 2015

Drug Store News, in partnership with consumer health engagement company higi, has announced that Marlena Kelley, pharmacy manager at Publix’s Daphne, Ala., location, is the grand prize winner of its June 2015 Fit Pharmacist Challenge, sponsored by Splenda.

July 29, 2015

The DEA announced on Tuesday that the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place across the United States on Sept. 26 — except for in Pennsylvania and Delaware where the event will take place on Sept. 12.

July 29, 2015

Patients were unable to follow approprate treatment protocols for an OTC Lipitor, so Pfizer decided to discountinue its switch application. 

July 29, 2015

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy and its member state boards of pharmacy are planning to enhance several of its examination and assessment programs to better reflect the evolving practice of pharmacy. Changes will begin in November 2015.

July 28, 2015

A recent study showed that up to 74% of women experienced improvement in their breast discomfort after supplementing their diets with iodine. 

July 28, 2015

The new SayAhh! Sore Throat Home Exam Aid is designed to aid parents in examining the throat area. 

July 27, 2015

The Food and Drug administration announced Friday that it had approved Praluent (alirocumab), a cholesterol-lowering PCSK9 inhibitor injection. 

July 27, 2015

The GpHA and Biosimilars Council have published their objections to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement to the pages of the New York Times.