March 1, 2016

Specialists from 11 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies looked at 270 drug summaries on common drug information resource sites between August 2014 and January 2015, finding a median of 782 errors.

February 29, 2016

The combination of AAP’s United Drugs and H.D. Smith’s Third Party Network PSAOs will be called Arete Pharmacy Network, which will service more than 2,300 independent pharmacies.

February 29, 2016

In the latest post from Change Healthcare, Jonathan Kopf explains how pharmacies can use claim edits to maximize their revenue. 

February 29, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration has granted Novartis’ Afinitor (everolimus) tablets a new indication after giving it a priority review designation.

February 29, 2016

As many as 59% of parents whose child did not receive the flu vaccine this season say it is less important than other childhood vaccines.

February 26, 2016

The nasal spray is an emergency treatment for opioid overdose, and the only naloxone nasal spray approved by the Food and Drug Administration in the United States, according to the company. 

February 26, 2016

The gel is indicated to treat inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne in patients 12 years of age and older.

February 26, 2016

The CDC noted this year's flu season is only five weeks old; an average flu season is 13 weeks in length.

February 26, 2016

NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill brings pharmacy advocates to Capitol Hill to discuss issues vital to pharmacy patient care and to describe pharmacy’s role as the “face of neighborhood healthcare.”

February 26, 2016

The ointment will be available in 15-, 60- and 100-g tubes, and the company expects it to be available in the second quarter of 201

February 25, 2016

Collectively, these acquisitions will increase McKesson’s specialty pharmaceutical distribution scale and oncology-focused pharmacy offerings. 

February 25, 2016

The Canadian Pharmacists Association in February issued a statement outlining its concern about the health effects of marijuana and cautioned the government "to act first with the health of Canadians in mind."

February 25, 2016
Tobi’s annual sales in Canada were $9.5 million for the 12 months ended November 2015, according to IMS Brogan.
February 25, 2016

Califf is an American cardiologist and has served as the Deputy Commissioner of the FDA Office of Medical Products and Tobacco since January 2015.

February 25, 2016

On its Walgreens Flu Index heat map, both Arizona and Texas are already at the higest level of flu incidence.

February 24, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic of Alzheimers-related dementia treatment Aricept. 

February 24, 2016
The drug, a once-daily 11-mg dose, is indicated to treat rheumatoid arthritis. It is the first once-daily oral RA treatment in its class of Janus kinase inhibitors, according to Pfizer. 
 
February 24, 2016

Vonnie Hampel was most recently the press secretary and senior legislative assistant to U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Ia., and now joins NACDS’ government affairs and public policy department. 

February 24, 2016
The new pharmacy is driven by an interest in creating a pharmacy experience that takes a holistic approach to wellness where the pharmacist is at the center of a patient’s care.
February 24, 2016

In the next 12 months, the company will introduce and adopt a new brand that it says “embodies a new promise, vision and identity for Teva.”

February 24, 2016

A new egg-based prenatal vitamin has been launched by Vertical Pharmaceuticals. 

February 23, 2016

Ad Age is reporting that U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., has introduced legislation that would put a three-year ban on direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs in an effort aimed at curbing drug spending.

February 23, 2016

Cipla announced recently that its UK arm had closed the acquisitions of two U.S.-based company. Cipla will own both InvaGen Pharmaceuticals and Exelan Pharmaceuticals, which had combined revenue in 2015 of $230 million.

February 23, 2016

In a move that the company says is aimed at positioning it for growth, Diplomat Pharmacy announced the promotion of two members of its executive team.