May 5, 2017

This announcement represents a major “step towards making some of the most expensive treatments for cancer more widely available in low- and middle-income countries,” the organization stated.

May 4, 2017

Total sales decline by 3% year over, but comparable-store stores improve by 1.2% year over year.

May 4, 2017

New medicines introduced in the past two years continue to drive at least half of total spending growth as clusters of innovative treatments for cancer, autoimmune diseases, HIV, multiple sclerosis, and diabetes become accessible to patients, according to QuintilesIMS Institute.

May 2, 2017

CEO Larry Merlo also points to company’s relationship with OptumRx, PBM contract wins and much more during CVS’ Q1 earnings conference call. 

May 2, 2017

Supercenter pharmacy prescription program includes oral generic antibiotics with a special focus on prescriptions most often filled for children, prenatal vitamins, and medications for those with diabetes and high cholesterol.

May 1, 2017
AmerisourceBergen said that 2016 revenue contribution from its existing agreement with Express Scripts was roughly $23 billion.
 
May 1, 2017

Olmesartan Medoxomil and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, 20 mg/12.5 mg, 40 mg/12.5 mg, and 40 mg/25 mg to be bioequivalent and, therefore, therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug, Benicar HCT of Daiichi Sankyo.

April 28, 2017

Effective immediately, Aetna Medicare members with drug coverage can fill their prescriptions at preferred copay levels at any ShopRite pharmacy. 

April 27, 2017

Chintu Patel has more than 20 years of distinguished experience within the industry, starting his career in Eckerd Pharmacy.

April 27, 2017

Tepadina is approved to reduce the risk of graft rejection when used in conjunction with high-dose busulfan and cyclophosphamide as a preparative regimen for allogeneic hematopoietic progenitor (stem) cell transplantation (HSCT) for pediatric patients with class 3 beta-thalassemia.

April 27, 2017

Ezetimibe and simvastatin tablets are a prescription medicine that contains two cholesterol-lowering medicines, ezetimibe and simvastatin, which are used along with diet to lower the level of “bad” cholesterol; increase the level of “good” cholesterol; and lower the level of fat in blood. 

April 27, 2017

The drug is intended to lower cholesterol in the blood.

April 26, 2017

With Kmart's new initiative, the cost for patients of epinephrine auto-injectors could be as low as $0 for some commercially insured patients, and $199.99 per two-pack for patients paying in cash.

April 26, 2017
The Food and Drug Administration approved the abbreviated new drug application for the generic filed by Solco Healthcare parent company Prinston Pharmaceutical.
 
April 26, 2017

Each generic will be available in three dosage strengths. 

April 25, 2017

For its 2017 fiscal fourth quarter ended March 4, Rite Aid reported revenues of $8.5 billion and a net loss of $21.1 million. Its adjusted net loss came in at $3.2 million, which bested Wall Street estimates.

April 24, 2017

The Dr. Reddy’s progesterone capsules — recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration — will be available in 100- and 200-mg dosage strengths. 

April 24, 2017

The transaction is expected to close by early 2018 and to be accretive in 2018 to Fresenius Group net income and EPS, excluding integration costs.

April 21, 2017

Renflexis, marketed by Merck and developed by South Korea's Samsung Bioepis, is the second FDA-approved biosimilar to Johnson & Johnson’s Remicade.

April 21, 2017

Perphenazine Tablets USP, 2 mg, 4 mg, 8 mg and 16 mg are the generic version of the reference listed drug, Trilafon Tablets 2 mg, 4 mg, 8 mg and 16 mg, originally marketed by Schering. 

April 20, 2017

Drugs are used for the treatment of asthma in patients aged 12 years and older who are uncontrolled on an inhaled corticosteroid or whose disease severity clearly warrants the use of an ICS/long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist combination.

April 20, 2017

Japanese generic pharmaceutical manufacturer Sawai Pharmaceutical will purchase the assets and plans a major expansion in the U.S. market.

April 19, 2017

Vilazodone hydrochloride tablets, the therapeutic equivalent to the reference-listed drug product Viibryd tablets of Forest Labs, treats depression.

April 19, 2017

According to Argentum, the agreement generally provides that Argentum may commence marketing its generic equivalent product sometime prior to the expiration of the patents covering Restasis.