May 12, 2017

Steve Anderson participated in a listening session, one of a series of events intended to gather information and policy ideas from a wide variety of stakeholders which relate to the affordability, accessibility and availability of drugs for patients.

May 12, 2017

The NCPA letter to Republican Seantors cites research that a leading predictor of adherence is a patient’s proximity to and relationship with a pharmacist.

May 10, 2017

Scott Gottlieb had served as a deputy FDA commissioner and a high-ranking official at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services during the George W. Bush administration.

May 9, 2017

Eligible patients simply present the discount via card or mobile app at one of 40,000 pharmacies nationwide, including CVS, the Kroger Family of Pharmacies and Walgreens.

May 9, 2017

The new facility will focus on making affordable medicines for treatment in various therapeutic areas.

May 9, 2017

People with allergies have "done nothing" but have to pay for it, the governor said during the radio show.

May 8, 2017

Executives from Celgene, Regeneron and Vertex represented the drug industry Monday during a biomedical research discussion, but drug prices, long a concern of President Donald Trump, were not discussed during the two-hour meeting.

May 8, 2017

NACDS and HDA argued importation would threaten and destabilize the significant industry-government collaboration already underway to ensure the security of the supply chain.

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.