December 30, 2015

Lupin in late December received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its Fyavolv (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol) tablets, the generic version of Warner Chilcott's Femhrt tablets.

December 29, 2015

Mylan on Tuesday announced it is launching linezolid tablets, the generic version of Pfizer's Zyvox.

December 28, 2015

Food and Drug Administration approved the company's famotidine tablets to treat gastroesophageal reflux diesease and active duodenal ulcer.

December 22, 2015

Aurbindo has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution USP, 0.1%, a generic version of Alcon's Patanol.

December 21, 2015

Camber Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of linezolid to treat bacterial infections.

December 18, 2015

Declines in the percentage of people reporting an individual clinician as their usual source of care was countered by a nearly equivalent rise in those reporting a facility. 

December 17, 2015

The transaction, whose terms haven’t been disclosed, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016 and is expected to immediately exceed Perrigo’s ROIC threshold.

December 16, 2015

CVS Health shared five key innovations that are delivering value both to patients and strategic partners in growing its retail pharmacy business at its annual analyst day. 

December 15, 2015
As part of the program, Marsh Drugs also provides a free 100-count box of universal lancets with a prescription. 
December 15, 2015

In conjunction with the fulfillment agreement, Valeant will reduce prices of its branded prescription-based dermatological and ophthalmological products by 10%.

December 11, 2015

The grant program is intended to reduce the misuse of prescription medications through properly disposing of expired or unused medications by supporting new or existing initiatives.

December 10, 2015

As the Senate investigates the impact of the rising costs of generics, organizations like the National Community Pharmacists Association are weighing in on the debate. The Generic Pharmaceutical Association commented Wednesday on the hearings and what proposed changes mean for the industry.

December 9, 2015

The annual sales for lidocaine ointment in the United States were $251 million for the year ending September 2015, according to IMS Health data.

December 9, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, technology, automation, prescription drug home delivery services and Web-based diabetes monitoring, in this multi-page report.

December 9, 2015

The committee will also look at how current regulations and public policy may contribute to this issue. 

December 9, 2015

The lozenges are indicated to manage breakthrough pain in cancer patients 16 years old and older who are currently receiving and tolerating around-the-clock opioid medicine

December 8, 2015

The drug is indicated to treat major depressive disorder, bulimia nervosa, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. 

December 8, 2015

He joins GPhA at a time that president and CEO Chip Davis called one of “unprecedented opportunities and challenges for the generic drug industry.”

December 7, 2015

Getting 65% of Americans to manage their high levels of LDL cholesterol by 2017 is one of the major targets of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Million Hearts initiative to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes.

December 7, 2015

Since 2005 generics have saved patients $1.68 trillion, a report released by the Generic Pharmaceutical Association showed.

December 4, 2015

GPhA recommended wider use of generics among low-income Medicare beneficiaries, which it estimates could save $17.7 billion over the course of 10 years.

December 4, 2015

In the letter NACDS sent to all U.S. Senators earlier this week, the association cited the differences in active ingredients in drugs from other countries, as well as different shapes, sizes and colors, which can cause confusion for patients and healthcare professionals.

December 3, 2015

Attendance at the event, presented by Drug Store News, reached record levels, with 40 retailers and more than 240 supplier participants.