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.

January 4, 2016

Overall, more than 10,000 community pharmacies nationwide provide med sync services.

January 4, 2016

The Oregon State University study provides compelling evidence that an interactive patient counseling technique could significantly improve the understanding of medication use. 

January 4, 2016

Forbes on Monday reported the formation of a coalition known as "The Patient Access to Pharmacists' Care Coalition," which is advocating Medicare reimbursement for senior immunizations. "Our immunization program continues to demonstrate the important role our 27,000 pharmacists are playing in healthcare delivery today, providing greater access than ever before to a wide range of CDC-recommended vaccines, as well as other important, preventive healthcare services," Walgreens said in a statement. (Forbes

January 4, 2016

The Walgreens Flu Index is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country.

December 30, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, specialty pharmacy and top trends, in this multi-page report.

December 30, 2015

Dr. Reddy's on Wednesday announced that it has relaunched its esomeprazole magnesium delayed-release capsues, the generic version of AstraZeneca's Nexium delayed-release capsules, in the United States.

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.