April 7, 2015

Mylan on Tuesday announced the launch of norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol tablets (chewable) 0.8 mg/0.025 mg and ferrous fumarate tablets, 75 mg (chewable).

April 7, 2015

Private health insurance exchange enrollment doubled to 6 million covered, accordiing to an Accenture report released Tuesday. 

April 7, 2015

The Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Tuesday established a new Biosimilars Board. 

 

 

April 7, 2015

The disparity between reimbursement rates and generic drug costs caused by a lag in payment is forcing many community pharmacies to operate at a negative margin.

April 6, 2015

The Independent Pharmacy Alliance endorses ImmuDyne's full line of INR Wellness immune support products. 

April 6, 2015

A University of Southern California pilot currently underway at several California clinics is illustrating the important role that clinical pharmacists can play in team-based medical care.

April 6, 2015

Public health exchange enrollees fill more prescriptions, but also opt more often for generics or 90-day fills, than their commercial plan counterparts. 

 

April 3, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Friday celebrated 40 years of service. 

April 2, 2015

Sam's Club on Thursday sweetened the pot for its Plus and Business Plus members with an offering of five generic prescriptions without charge in most states. 

April 2, 2015

Alere's i Strep A test received marketing clearance from the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday. 

April 2, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Wednesday completed its acquisition of BioRx. 

April 1, 2015

Walgreens is teaming up with Shedd Aquarium to provide on-demand access to medicines for animals. 

April 1, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy raised almost $200 million in follow-on public offering that closed Tuesday. 

April 1, 2015

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories on Wednesday acquired UCB's portfolio of dermatology, respiratory and pediatric products. 

April 1, 2015

Meijer pharmacy plans to open a full-service retail pharmacy on the campus of the Spectrum Health Medical Center. 

April 1, 2015

The cost of treating rheumatoid arthritis will reach $9.3 billion by 2020, according to a GBI Research report released Wednesday. 

April 1, 2015

On the heels of CVS Health’s decision to pull tobacco from its shelves, a sponsored bill that would ban pharmacies statewide from selling tobacco products is facing some headwinds from independent pharmacies, according to a local news report.
 

April 1, 2015

Teva said it expects the product to be available to patients during second-quarter 2015.

March 31, 2015

Amneal Pharmaceuticals will acquire Actavis Australia's generic pharmaceutical business. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. 

March 31, 2015

Pharmacist participation conflicts with role as healthcare provider, group says.

March 31, 2015

The drug is Food and Drug Administration-approved to treat opioid-induced constipation in adults with chronic, non-cancer pain. 

March 31, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries announced the launch of generic Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) tablets, which are indicated for the treatment of hypertension. 

 

March 30, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has announced the completed endowment of the APhA-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management William H. Briner Distinguished Nuclear Pharmacy Practice Award with a pledge from the National Association of Nuclear Pharmacies.

March 30, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Auspex Pharmaceuticals announced an agreement under which Teva will acquire Auspex in a deal valued at $3.2 billion.