June 12, 2015

Spending for prescription drugs is the fastest-growing segment of the healthcare sector. 

June 11, 2015

Ateb, a provider of pharmacy patient care solutions, has announced the formation of its inaugural Community Pharmacy Advisory Board, comprised of pharmacy leaders who will serve as an “internal institute” within the Ateb organization.

June 10, 2015

FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card saves users 42% off retail prescription costs on average. 

June 10, 2015

The Florida Board of Pharmacy on Tuesday held a public hearing in an effort to help those patients gain access to medically necessary pain medications.

June 10, 2015

Despite high-profile efforts to implement abuse-deterrent labels and properties on brand-name opioids, advisory company Avalere Health’s latest research notes a key blind spot in the efforts — accessibility.

June 9, 2015

Millennium Health and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation on Tuesday released a film, “If Only,” to address prescription drug abuse among teens. 

June 8, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising clinicians to be on the lookout for a new bird flu. 

June 8, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration hopes to boost the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine for this coming season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. 

June 8, 2015

Health information network Surescripts has signed an agreement with eClinicalWorks to extend its electronic prior authorization service to all users of eClinicalWorks software.

June 5, 2015

Cardinal Health's acquisition of The Harvard Drug Group "further utilizes Red Oak, our joint venture with CVS Health to source generics," CEO says. 

June 5, 2015

The company is fighting an injunction that’s keeping Sandoz’s Zarxio from becoming the first biosimilar sold in the United States.

 
June 4, 2015

Flublok uses an egg-free system, which means that manufacturing it doesn’t require influenza virus or antibiotics.

June 4, 2015

Sandoz has announced that it is introducing guanfacine hydrochloride extended-release tablets, a generic version of Intuniv, in 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-mg dosages.

June 3, 2015

In 2014, specialty drug unit costs jumped 20.1%, compared to 5.7% for non-specialty drugs, Blue Cross Blue Shield reported. 

June 3, 2015

PillPack has shipped more than 1 million dose packs since the startup's launch in February 2014. 

June 3, 2015

Mylan announced on Tuesday that it had launched its generic version of Teva’s  Seasonique birth control.

June 2, 2015
Aurobindo Pharma Limited has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its generic equivalent to Flagyl (metronidazole) tablets in 250- and 500-mg dosage strengths.  
 
June 2, 2015

The latest addition to Teva’s roster of medication is its generic version of Intuniv (guanfacine) extended release tablets, a non-stimulant meant to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

June 1, 2015

AmerisourceBergen is beginning construction on three new distribution centers opening in 2016 located in the South, the Midwest and the Northeast. 

June 1, 2015

Teva announced Monday that it had launched its generic version of Actonel (risedronate sodium) in 5-, 30- and 35-mg dosage strengths. 

May 29, 2015

Type-2 diabetes patients do better when a pharmacist is a part of their care team. 

May 29, 2015

Teva on Friday announced that it would be rolling out a generic version of Lomedia 24 Fe birth control bills. 

May 28, 2015

The AARP Public Policy Institute’s latest Rx Price Watch Report shows that, despite an overall 4% decrease in price in 2013, the prices of generic drugs seem to be dropping at the slowest rate since 2006. 

May 28, 2015

Camber Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that it had launched antipsychotic drug aripiprazole — a generic version of Abilify — in 2-, 5-, 10-, 15-, 20- and 30-mg dosage strength tablets.