The message said that for patients with sinusistis, bronchitis and uncomplicated urinary tract infections who have other treatment options, the possible side effects of fluoroquinolone antibiotics outweigh the benefits.
Pharmacy industry consultant Bruce Kneeland and his wife are embarking on a 5,000-mile road trip to visit 12 pharmacies in middle America, taking a look at how they’re thriving despite challenges facing independent pharmacy owners.
The agreement will allow pharmacies to provide full-service specialty offerings for patients with complex chronic conditions and it will see Diplomat providing 24/7 access to specialty pharmacists and technicians.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo has announced participants of its Vision 2027 attraction at the 2016 TSE, which will be held Aug. 6-9 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
In the 2015 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative — a bold new research effort that can be actuated by MD Labs' Rxight, a pharmacogenetic program.
PhRMA said that the money poured into research has led to more medicines in clinical development than ever before and that the Food and Drug Administration has approved 550 medicines between 2000 and 2015.
A Forbes contributor on Monday offered an analysis of the recent record high in generics approvals by the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Generic Drugs, and the importance that speedy approvals can play in helping patients. The analysis notes that speeding up FDA approval through user fee programs can be beneficial both for patients and manufacturers. (Forbes)
Whether you call the category by its old-school moniker “wearables” or the relatively new catch phrase “therables,” one thing is for sure: This niche market targeting first-adopter tech geeks and fitness fanatics might not be “niche” for much longer.