June 23, 2015

Sandoz has launched Glatopa, the first U.S. generic of Teva’s Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection, 20-mg/ml ), a once-daily treatment for multiple sclerosis. 

June 23, 2015

Teva announced Monday that it had introduced its generic version of Focalin XR (dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride) extended-release capsules in a new 20-mg dosage strength. 

June 19, 2015

The move gives Teva standing in Dutch court, should they decide to pursue action against Mylan.

June 18, 2015

Aurobindo’s generic equivalent of anti-epileptic drug Dilantin has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. 

June 18, 2015

The Daytona Beach News-Journal published a joint op-ed by Florida Retail Federation president and CEO Rick McAllister and National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson.

June 18, 2015

Rite Aid's latest pharmacy initiative improves patient convenience and medication adherence. 

June 18, 2015

Teva and Microchips Biotech have announced a partnership that would test Microchips implantable drug delivery device with Teva’s portfolio.

June 17, 2015

To talk about the challenges and opportunities facing community pharmacy, Drug Store News will host a special webinar on  June 23, presented by Health Market Science, a LexisNexis company.

June 17, 2015

Drug Store News spoke to Doyle Jensen, Innovation’s EVP, global business development, about the technology solutions available to help pharmacists spend more time delivering patient-facing care.

June 17, 2015

The FDA has introduced a new website for Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies, called REMS@FDA, to provide a standardized source of information about approved REMS.

June 16, 2015

Mylan’s largest shareholder has promised to back the company’s bid to buy Perrigo, which would help fend off Teva’s $40 billion takeover offer.

June 15, 2015

Ralph Neas, president and CEO of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association, issued a statement Monday criticizing the FDA at the organization’s public meeting on the Generic Drug User Free Act.

June 15, 2015

As many as 42% of the patients with a pharmacist on their care team had at least one change to their blood pressure drugs, which leads to improved outcomes, study finds.

June 15, 2015

 "As it stands now, TPP will make it harder for the U.S. generic industry to sell its products overseas," GPhA's Ralp Neas reported. 

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.