January 21, 2016

The PSA campaign, featuring first-of-its-kind communications techniques, was developed pro bono by Ogilvy & Mather New York for the Ad Council.

January 20, 2016

Looking to save customers money on 10 commonly prescribed medications, as well as pharmacy services, Kmart Pharmacy has launched its Pharmacy Savings Plus program. 

January 20, 2016

As a part of their new enhancements, PrescribeWellness is now offering their customers the use of text reminders to patients with prescriptions ready for pick-up and patients with pre-set appointments.

January 19, 2016

Greenstone has launched a generic version of Colestid granules for oral suspension. 

January 19, 2016
The drug had U.S sales of about $53 million for the 12 months ended Nov. 30, 2015, according to IMS Health. 
January 14, 2016

Anna McDermott-Vitak, who was most recently Amgen’s executive director of global government affairs, has experience in product development, investor relations, government affairs,

January 14, 2016

While the top markets with flu activity presently are located predominantly across the South, this past week has seen markets within Wisconsin and Iowa realize significant flu activity gains. 

January 13, 2016

The drug is indicated to treat secondary amenorrhea, endometriosis and abnormal uterine bleeding. 

January 13, 2016

President Barack Obama's nominee for commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Robert Califf - was approved by the Senate HELP Committee Tuesday, according to a report published by ABC News. But it's not necessarily smooth sailing from here. At least two senators are expected to place a hold on the nomination, including presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. "Sanders has said the country needs an FDA commissioner who will stand up to the pharmaceutical industry and that Califf is 'not that person.'" (ABC News)

January 12, 2016

The drug is intended to treat asthma and the maintenance of airflow obstruction and reducing exacerbations among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 

January 11, 2016

Shire and Baxalta, according to a report in Crain’s Chicago Business, will be merging in a deal that is being valued at about $32 billion, which includes a pledge from Shire to give Baxalta Shareholders $18 cash, plus .1282 of Shire’s American depository receipts, per share. The merger will make Shire the largest maker of treatments for rare diseases in the world. (Crain’s Chicago Business)

January 8, 2016
Mylan’s executive chairman Robert Coury noted that Sheehan has contributed to the company’s financial success since joining, and expressed gratitude for his time. 
January 8, 2016

The Walgreens Flu Index data continues to suggest slight increases in flu activity in a number of markets, including Las Vegas and several markets in the deep South. 

January 7, 2016

Participation in the newly created Health and Wellness Technology Accelerator is open to companies that support human wellbeing through interventions that target nutrition, physical activity, stress, sleep, alcohol and smoking cessation.

January 7, 2016

Lupin Pharmaceuticals has launched its generic of Janssen’s contraceptive. 

January 7, 2016

The Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir combination is indicated for the treatment of Hepatitis C infection and offers a simplified Hepatitis C treatment regimen that eliminates the need for interferon and ribavirin. 

January 6, 2016

Greenstone has launched its linezolid tablets, an authorized generic of Zyvox. 

January 6, 2016

The drug is the 14th contraceptive product Mylan has launched in the U.S. 

January 6, 2016

Look for highly targeted, biologically engineered drug therapies and a more integrated, teamwork-driven and evidence-based approach to medication therapy to dominate the pharmacy landscape in 2016.

January 5, 2016

REMS are FDA-mandated programs that provide additional information to patients and providers, and in certain cases restrict distribution of the product so that only specified entities have access to it.

January 5, 2016

Teva's new product, Tri-Lo-Sprintec, is indicated for use by females of reproductive potential to prevent pregnancy. 

January 4, 2016

Drug price concerns were the overriding theme of the microsurvey, with 45% of respondents wanting lower drug prices for patients.

January 4, 2016

About 90% of all specialty drug sales revenue flows through traditional and specialty distributors.

January 4, 2016

The Challenge is part of Script Your Future, a campaign launched by the National Consumers League and partners in 2011 to combat the problem of poor medication adherence.