June 27, 2016

Mylan announced Monday that it has launched Dutasteride Capsules, 0.5 mg, the generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Avodart Capsules, in the U.S.

June 27, 2016

Pharmasave announced that its pharmacists have been trained to be leaders in providing medication therapy management programs.

June 27, 2016

The Price Relief, Innovation and Competition for Essential Drugs (PRICED) Act would amend the Public Health Service act to change the exclusivity period from 12 years to seven years. 

June 24, 2016

The drug is indicated to treat mild to moderate active and in remission Crohn’s disease in the ileum and/or ascending colon. 

June 23, 2016

Specifically, CMS' proposed guidance would standardize the reporting by PDP sponsors of price concessions received from, and incentive payments made to, participating network pharmacies.

June 23, 2016

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a fatty liver disease, affects about 2% to 5% of the U.S. population and doesn't currently have an approved treatment. 

June 22, 2016

Headquartered in New York, Snow Phipps has overseen the deployment of over $1.7 billion of private equity capital and co-investments in 17 platform investments and over 25 add-on acquisitions since inception.

June 22, 2016

The bill was met with praise from several industry groups when it was introduced, and a Generic Pharmaceutical Association member testified at the hearing. 

June 21, 2016

The $586 million acquisition will add products in solid, oral, injectable, inhalable and topical drugs, including 15 currently marketed products, to Impax's portfolio. 

June 21, 2016

Modern Healthcare is reporting on the recently handed down Supreme Court decision in Cuozzo Speed Technologies v. Lee, which might make it easier for generic drug makers to manufacture generics, but could also make it difficult for companies to protect their patents. The decision allows the Patent and Trademark Office's board for patent trial and appeal to use a broad standard when interpreting patent claims. The Generic Pharmaceutical Association Monday called the decision "one that promotes a competitive, affordable prescription drug market for consumers." (Modern Healthcare)

June 15, 2016

The pilot program, which in effect would allow the DoD to access lower pricing for prescriptions dispensed at community pharmacies, is included in the version of the NDAA passed by the House on May 18, but not in the version passed by the Senate June 14.

June 14, 2016
The drug will be available from Ajanta in 5- and 10-mg dosage strengths. 
June 14, 2016

Since 1959 the DIANA awards have honored HDA-member manufacturers that develop innovative new product introductions and promotions for the healthcare distribution industry.

June 13, 2016

In addition to receiving FDA approval for its generic of Trileptal, ANI Pharmaceuticals has launched its 5-mg dosage strength oxycodone. 

June 13, 2016

The peak percentage of outpatient visits for ILI was 3.6% and occurred during the week ending March 12, 2016.

June 13, 2016

The products Dr. Reddy’s plans to acquire reflect $3.5 billion in combined annual sales, according to IMS Health data for the 12 months ended April 2016.

June 13, 2016

Incorporating the word “Alliance” into the association's new brand, in particular, reflects HDA's role as a convener of the supply chain — in the United States and now abroad, HDA stated. 

June 10, 2016

The new weight limit for the 10- and 25-mg oral tablets is now at least 30 kg, down from at least 40 kg for patients aged 6 to less than 12 years. 

June 10, 2016

Greenstone's dofetilide will be available in 60-count bottles of 0.125-, 0.250- and 0.5-mg dosage strength capsules.

June 9, 2016

Aurobindo’s Dilaudid generic will be available in 2-, 4- and 8-mg dosage strengths. 

June 6, 2016

Lupin’s generic will be available as 50- and 200-mg tablets, and as a 40-mg/mL oral suspension.

June 3, 2016
Today’s launch is the fifth for Mylan in a week, having earlier launched generics of Vidaza injection and Rythmol capsules, as well as the first generics of Nuvigil and 50-mg Doryx. 
June 2, 2016

Mylan on Thursday launched two new generic products. The company rolled out its generic of Celgene’s Vidaza (azacitidine, 100 mg/vial) injection and its generic of GSK’s Rhythmol (propafenone HCl) extended-release capsules. 

June 2, 2016

Teva has introduced a generic of Novartis’ cholesterol drug Lescol.