May 13, 2016

According to the Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines, the letter was spurred by the agency choosing a random suffix when it approved the second biosimilar earlier this year.

May 13, 2016

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.

May 13, 2016

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. 

May 13, 2016
The acquisition will bring Mylan some 25 branded and generic topical products alongside a pipeline of another 25 potential products.
May 13, 2016

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. 

May 12, 2016

Benzer Pharmacy CEO Alpesh Patel said the company specializes in specialty pharmacy while offering management programs to patients with complex chronic diseases. 

 
May 12, 2016

Aurobindo’s generic Opana is indicated to help relieve moderate to sever pain in patients whose doctors have deemed the use of an opioid appropriate.

May 12, 2016

Mylan’s Frova generic is indicated to treat acute migraine headaches in adults.

May 11, 2016

By combining EHR data, historical patterns of flu activity and a machine-learning algorithm to interpret the data, the researchers made accurate predictions of national and local influenza activity.

May 11, 2016

Cigna has announced a deal with the makers of cholesterol drugs Amgen and Repatha to tie the drugs' price to the outcomes they provide.

May 10, 2016

The award recognizes entrepreneurs demonstrating success in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.  

May 10, 2016

Executives gathered in Palm Beach, Fla., last month for NACDS Annual Meeting.

May 10, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the cosmetics, bath, hair and skin care segments, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisle.

May 10, 2016

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)

May 10, 2016

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.

May 10, 2016

The study also notes that a solid portion of the excess cost — about $73 billion between 2010 and 2012 — was paid by consumers.

May 10, 2016

The drug treats hypertension in cases where patients can't be given an oral medication or has an urgent need to lower their blood pressure. 

May 10, 2016

More and more, retail pharmacy is playing a critical role in the transition of care from hospital to home, as outlined in a “Transitions in Care” special report published by Drug Store News last fall.

May 10, 2016

By interfacing with QS/1’s pharmacy management system, information doesn’t have to be entered twice when using the SureMed Guided Packing software, saving pharmacists time while ensuring accuracy in their hand-packing procedures. 

May 10, 2016

NeuroMetrix is aiming its wearable pain relief device Quell at a customer it believes is underserved. “...There's this large population of Americans suffering from chronic disease, and current devices aren’t addressing what their needs are,” said SVP and general manager of consumer health Frank McGillin.

May 10, 2016

When I started covering this business about 20 years ago, there was a lot of attention around channel blurring. Today, convenience is however the consumer defines it.

May 9, 2016

The drug is indicated as an adjunct to diet to treat high cholesterol in adults with primary hypercholesterolemia or mixed dyslipidemia, as well as treatment of adults with severe hypertriglyceridemia. 

May 9, 2016

A record number of Americans showed up last weekend to turn in their unused prescription drugs, according to the Drug Enforcement Agency. 

May 9, 2016

A new report from PhRMA and the ALS Association is looking in-depth at the more than 560 drugs being developed that take new approaches to disease targeting.