February 17, 2015

Lupin and Celon Pharma announced Tuesday that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will jointly develop a fluticasone/salmeterol dry powder inhaler product which is a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Advair Diskus.

February 17, 2015

Teva Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced the launch of generic versions of Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium injection) as well as generic Zyvox (linezolid) injection. 

 

February 17, 2015

The flu is making its way to the Southeastern United States, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index.

February 12, 2015

Sens. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., on Thursday introduced companion legislation to House bill H.R. 471.

 

February 12, 2015

As many as 53% of consumers feel it's not so easy to understand their personal health information. 

 

February 12, 2015

In a series of special reports, Drug Store News looks at some of the top trends impacting pharmacy in this pivotal year for the nation’s health system.

 

February 12, 2015

Sandoz on Thursday launched telmisartan tablets, the generic version of Micardis from Boehringer Ingelheim. The drug is used to treat hypertension, the company said.

 

February 11, 2015

Iron supplementation found to reduce time of recovery for blood donors, according to a National Institutes of Health-funded study. 

February 11, 2015

Sam's Club will be showing its love to its customers this Valentine's Day with the offering of a free heart health screening.

February 11, 2015

The majority of Americans are not fully satisfied with their doctor-patient relationship, and many lack the tools to evaluate their options and make better care decisions.

February 11, 2015

The Little Clinic inside select Middle Tennessee area Kroger stores continues its market penetration with the opening of its Innsbrooke location earlier this month.

February 10, 2015

As part of its ongoing exploration of how pharmacists can engage in interdisciplinary efforts to promote oral health, the American Pharmacists Association Foundation has teamed up with America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation.

February 10, 2015

The Wall Street Journal on Sunday reported that DexCom, a medical-device maker, is developing a diabetes glucose monitoring app to be compatible with the Apple Watch.

February 10, 2015

From Jan. 1 to Feb. 6, 2015, 121 people from 17 states and Washington D.C. were reported to have measles.

February 10, 2015

PricewaterhouseCoopers released a new spotlight on the dangers of antimicrobial resistance.

 

February 10, 2015

This year's incidence of flu continues to remain strongest across the South, expecially in Texas and its bordering states.

 

February 10, 2015

A new study funded by the Bay Area Lyme Foundation and conducted by Stanford School of Medicine researchers has found that loratadine may be able to help treat Lyme disease.

February 9, 2015

Under new bipartisan legislation, seniors would have more convenient access to discounted or "preferred" co-pays for prescription drugs at their pharmacy of choice.

February 9, 2015

Connected health devices accounted for approximately 4% of all machine-to-machine connections in the United States in 2014.

 

February 9, 2015

Daiichi Sankyo on Monday announced that its Savaysa (edoxaban) tablets are now available in pharmacies across the United States. The drug was granted approval from the Food and Drug Administration on Jan. 8 and is used to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients who have a non-valvular atrial fibrillation, as well as for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, the company said.

February 6, 2015

A new, potentially far-reaching program to encourage individuals to take better charge of their own health is taking shape in the United Kingdom. And given the increasingly globalized marketplace, the emergence of Walgreens Boots Alliance as an international pharmacy powerhouse and the ongoing struggle by U.S. pharmacies to gain provider status and reimbursement for a growing menu of patient-care services, that campaign could spark or help inform similar efforts on this side of the Atlantic.

 

February 6, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline officially launched its Flonase allergy relief onto nonprescription shelves.

February 6, 2015

Prestige Brands will be resuming healthcare professional marketing programs in support of its Monistat vaginal treatments.

February 5, 2015

Acura Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced the launch of their second pseudoephedrine product, Nexafed Sinus Pressure + Pain.