May 29, 2015

Type-2 diabetes patients do better when a pharmacist is a part of their care team. 

May 29, 2015

Teva on Friday announced that it would be rolling out a generic version of Lomedia 24 Fe birth control bills. 

May 29, 2015

Tim Theriault, EVP, global chief information officer, will step down from Walgreens Boots Alliance, effective June 1, for personal reasons

May 28, 2015

The AARP Public Policy Institute’s latest Rx Price Watch Report shows that, despite an overall 4% decrease in price in 2013, the prices of generic drugs seem to be dropping at the slowest rate since 2006. 

May 28, 2015

Camber Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that it had launched antipsychotic drug aripiprazole — a generic version of Abilify — in 2-, 5-, 10-, 15-, 20- and 30-mg dosage strength tablets. 

May 28, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two treatments for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) on Wednesday. 

May 28, 2015

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association has named two new VPs representing its government affairs team — Kristen Freitas and Gary Riddle.

May 28, 2015

Some online pharmacy sites will soon be able to point visitors to their .pharmacy domain names.

May 28, 2015

Mack Elevation Forum introduced a new serial digital commentary to help fine tune the process of developing innovation strategy on Thursday. 

May 28, 2015

On Thursday Roxane Laboratories announced that its alosetron hydrochloride tablets — a generic version of irritable bowel syndrome treatment Lotronex — was available in 0.5- and 1-mg strength. 

May 27, 2015

In a new survey of approximately 2,700 American customers, the Canadian International Pharmacy Association found continued demand for safely ordering prescription medications online from licensed Canadian pharmacies.

May 27, 2015

The fruits of CVS Health’s acquisition of Navarro Discount Pharmacy last year are emerging as the company has rebranded a dozen stores in South Florida as CVS/pharmacy y más stores.

May 27, 2015

J&J tests the "avalanche theory" of healthcare costs, finding that health starts declining at an accelerating rate after age 45. 

May 27, 2015

In this exclusive 20-page special report, DSN examines Walmart’s mission to be America’s destination for health and wellness — and the leadership team charting the course. Walmart executives — including president of health and wellness Labeed Diab, SVP of baby, paper goods, chemicals, OTC and optical Carmen Bauza, and others share the company's vision in pharmacy, OTC, specialty pharmacy, retail clinics, optical and more. 

 
May 26, 2015

The 21st Century Cures legislation would foster drug development. 

May 26, 2015

Appeals court forces Actavis to keep its Alzheimer's treatment Namenda IR on the market. 

May 26, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma has submitted an abbreviated new drug application for dolutegravir 50 mg to the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of HIV.

May 26, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Boehringer Ingelheim, Inc.'s Stiolto Respimat (tiotropium bromide and olodaterol), a once-daily inhaler meant to treat obstructed airflow in patients, the company announced Tuesday. 

May 26, 2015

Specialized manufacturers are gearing up for a robust trade out of generic biosimilar approvals, Kalorama reported last week. 

May 26, 2015

Fruth Pharmacy is setting up shop inside two FoodFair locations this summer, providing customers with a convenient way to pick up prescriptions while they shop.

May 26, 2015

Acquisition target Perrigo recently filed a complaint to Irish Takeover Panel regarding Mylan proposal. 

May 21, 2015

CVS Health entered an agreement to acquire Omnicare, a provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities.

May 21, 2015

Drug Store News, in partnership with higi, a consumer health engagement company, is hosting the first-ever Fit Pharmacist Challenge, a series of fitness-tracking competitions that will reward winning pharmacists and pharmacy technicians for logging the most miles.

May 21, 2015

Drug Store News editor in chief Rob Eder sat down with Randy Edeker, chairman, president and CEO of Hy-Vee and recently appointed National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman, to discuss the current state of retail pharmacy, the big challenges facing the industry, his top priorities as NACDS chairman and the role a regional supermarket pharmacy chain like Hy-Vee can play in innovating health care and being a catalyst for change.