August 3, 2016

In this special report, WebMD conducted an “OTC Path to Purchase” study to better understand how consumers are making purchasing decisions — and the factors that are driving those decisions.

August 3, 2016

Previous research has shown that lower adherence to cardiovascular medications among African-American and Hispanic patients likely contributes to a persistent seven-year lower overall life expectancy.

August 3, 2016

Anda is the fourth-largest generics distributor in the U.S., and it distributes generic, branded and OTC pharmaceuticals from more than 300 manufacturers.

August 2, 2016

Ateb and PQS will work together to provide access to patients that they identify as outliers, which will allow the pharmacies to engage those patients and provide any clinical interventions necessary.

August 2, 2016

As retail pharmacies become more service oriented, a strong adult incontinence category may be a good indication of disease-state management opportunities.

August 2, 2016

Bausch + Lomb introduced a new and improved PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula + Multivitamin, one of the better selling vitamins on the shelf with $135.1 million in sales on 19.6% growth across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

August 2, 2016

Sales of OTC medicines continue on a steady pace with dollar volumes up half a billion dollars over the first half of 2016, according to data culled from IRI.

August 2, 2016

Total spending on products whose patents expired between 2012 and 2015 declined by $14.2 billion last year, according to IMS Health’s Institute for Health Care informatics. And 2016 could bring about further cost reductions.

August 2, 2016

In March, GSK Consumer Healthcare launched Children’s Flonase, which blocks six allergic substances, reduces inflammation and relieves allergy symptoms caused by pollen, mold spores, dust mites and pet dander.

August 2, 2016

As some companies prepare to market their biosimilars, others are still in development. At the end of 2015, the IMS Institute noted that there were five biosimilars in the pre-registration phase of development.

August 2, 2016

Sales across the overall eye care and contact lens care categories generated $1.8 billion across total U.S. multi-outlets for the period ended May 15, representing growth of 2.4%.

August 2, 2016

Adult nutrition market leader Abbott earlier this year launched its latest adult nutrition protein booster called Ensure Enlive, a balanced nutrition drink with 20 g of protein.

August 2, 2016

Due to an agreement with Ferring Pharmaceuticals, which markets Lysteda, Amerigen may launch its generic under license at an undisclosed future date. 

August 2, 2016

GSK Consumer Healthcare’s Flonase allergy remedy was the single greatest generator of incremental dollars for the 52 weeks ended May 15 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI data, with $345.2 million in sales on 209.9% growth.

August 2, 2016

Giant Eagle Specialty Pharmacy is dedicated to providing both choice and convenience in addition to offering patients personal support as they manage complex medical conditions, the Western Pennsylvanian retailer said.

August 2, 2016

GSK Consumer Healthcare is challenging the common misconception that migraines are just a “bad headache” by creating the world’s first augmented reality migraine simulator.

August 2, 2016

Health care is taking up a larger share of the consumer wallet. By 2021, Americans are expected to devote 24% of all household spending on healthcare goods and services, making consumer-directed care one of the largest potential areas of growth for retailers.

August 2, 2016

The one common denominator that will bring into focus all future visions on what retail pharmacy will look like 10 years from now is secure connectivity and big data.

August 2, 2016

Under the partnership agreement, Innovation will be able to integrate its high-volume pharmacy systems with IMA’s Model 340-DRS EKC Automatic Pill Counter.

August 2, 2016

More vitamins, minerals and supplements were sold online so far in 2016 than have been sold through a Walmart store, TABS Analytics reported earlier this year.

August 2, 2016

Mylan will soon control Meda, whose shareholders approved Mylan’s $9.9 billion purchase offer. 

August 2, 2016

Kimberly-Clark in April introduced the improved Depend Fit-Flex Underwear, and the new Depend Night Defense Underwear for Women.

August 2, 2016
Mylan’s generic will be available in 5-, 10- and 15-mg dosage strengths.
August 2, 2016

Tec Laboratories is introducing a new Licefreee Kit that includes a gel, a patented nit comb and a maintenance shampoo that will retail for a suggested $24.99 at this year’s NACDS Total Store Expo