March 2, 2017
The company’s net earning for Q4 totaled $544.5 million, up 4.5% from the $521.1 million it earned in Q4 2015 — partially due to an extra week in 2016's fourth quarter.
 
March 2, 2017

Odactra, manufactured for Merck, Sharp & Dohme, a subsidiary of Merck, by Catalent Pharma, provides patients an alternative treatment to allergy shots to help address their symptoms.

March 2, 2017

Underlying operating margins improved, driven by the “Easy, Fresh and Affordable” strategic initiative and synergies, the company said. 

March 2, 2017

Memphis-based company is seeing continued improvement in its retail and specialty pharmacy divisions. 

March 2, 2017

For the week ended Feb. 25, initial jobless claims were just 233,000, a decrease of 19,000 from the previous week’s revised level. 

March 2, 2017

Looking to 2017, Kroger anticipates identical supermarket sales, excluding fuel, to range from flat to 1% growth.

March 2, 2017

The new company is named Change Healthcare and combines substantially all of CHC’s business and the majority of McKesson Technology Solutions.

March 2, 2017

According to the latest CHPA survey, more consumers agree it is “important not to exceed the dosing directions on the label” of pain relievers (increased to 96% in 2016 from 90% in 2010).

March 2, 2017

The company introduced 1893 in 2016 with its Original Cola and Ginger Cola flavors, inspired by the original recipes created by Pepsi founder Caleb Bradham in 1893 — a blend of kola nut extract, real sugar and sparkling water.

March 2, 2017

In the weeks leading up to the Consumer Health Products Annual Executive Conference, Drug Store News assembled a virtual panel of leading consumer healthcare executives. Find out why top OTC marketers are so bullish on the business in 2017 and beyond.

March 2, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration in December committed to creating a category of over-the-counter hearing aids that could deliver new, innovative and lower-cost products to millions of consumers.

March 2, 2017

During the 2012-2013 season, people who got a high-dose vaccine were 36% less likely to die in the 30 days following hospitalization or an emergency department visit due to the flu.

March 2, 2017

eRx Network discusses the importance of investing in up-to-date networking solutions, which can reduce the risk of connection failure and data breaches, for retail pharmacies.

March 1, 2017

Radiant toothpaste by Colgate Optic White contains a new premium formula to go beyond the surface to whiten teeth inside and out, the company said. 

March 1, 2017

The company said using the line can bring about 60% less nail peeling and 35% less nail breakage after one week of use. 

March 1, 2017

The tablets, in combination with somatostatin analog therapy, are used for the treatment of adults with carcinoid syndrome diarrhea that SSA therapy alone has inadequately controlled.

March 1, 2017

Even as national flu incidence is trending down, according to the CDC, the Walgreens Flu Index heat map indicates flu incidence is still trending high throughout North Carolina and across the East Coast.

March 1, 2017

HappyOrNot, which offers a simple way to gather feedback, said key drivers of patient satisfaction include staff friendliness, wait time, having a knowledgeable staff, ease of refill, cost competitiveness and the availability of wellness or preventive care options, among others. 

March 1, 2017

Company adds customer-inspired features designed to further increase productivity and prescription throughput at central fill pharmacy sites. 

March 1, 2017

Peter Tedeschi was the third-generation president of the 200-store Tedeschi Food Shops convenience store chain before they sold to 7-Eleven in 2015.

March 1, 2017

When it comes to consumers’ priorities when deciding which lip balm to buy, packaging company TricorBraun found that intuitiveness, having a fun factor, visual appeal and trendiness have more influence than size, ease of opening and closing, cleanliness and portability. 

March 1, 2017

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the hottest trends in OTC — including breakthrough brands and such growth categories as therables, sleep, allergy, cough-cold and more — in this multi-page report.

March 1, 2017

Axiron Topical Solution, 30 mg/1.5 mL is indicated to treat adult males who have low or no testosterone due to certain medical conditions.

March 1, 2017

QardioCore is the first wearable medical electrocardiogram monitor allowing users to proactively look after their heart health long-term, without the need for wires or patches, stated the company.