July 20, 2016

The pilot program would allow the Department of Defense to access lower pricing for prescriptions dispensed at community pharmacies.

July 20, 2016

"Working together with NCPA staff, the Innovation Center will help better position independent community pharmacies to be part of and benefit from broader health care changes," suggested Doug Hoey, NCPA CEO.

July 20, 2016

FastCare is opening a retail health clinic inside the new Meijer in Sturgis, S.D., in September. (Sturgis Journal)

July 19, 2016
Ajanta’s Axert generics will be available in 6.25- and 12.5-mg dosage strength. 
 
July 19, 2016

The drug had U.S. sales of about $15.7 million for the 12 months ended May 2016, according to IMS Health. 

July 19, 2016

The drug is a new formulation of lorcaserin that can offer patients once-daily dosing and could help maintain weight loss. 

July 19, 2016
The new indication makes the drug available for treatment-naïve adults with type 2 diabetes as an adjunct to diet and exercise as a way of improving glycemic control. 
July 19, 2016
The expanded label also comes with two new dosage strengths, which the companies said will be available in September. 
July 18, 2016

ANI’s is the first generic of the Nilandron, which is indicated to treat metastatic prostate cancer in combination with surgical castration. 

July 18, 2016

Cefaly I has a tremendous success record. In clinical trials 81% of compliant patients showed a significant reduction in migraine attacks and up to a 75% reduction in consumption of migraine medications.

July 18, 2016

The drug had U.S. sales of about $306.7 million for the 12 months ended May 2016, according to IMS Health. 

July 18, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a bew indication for Janssen Therapeutics’ Prezista (darunavir), the company announced Monday.

July 18, 2016

Industry organizations have responded to the Food and Drug Administration’s issuing of a document with details on the reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee agreement. 

July 18, 2016

The Loretta C. Ford Lifetime Achievement Award is presented annually by the National Nurse Practitioner Symposium to one individual that has demonstrated longevity, integrity, achievement and advocacy.

July 15, 2016

In the five years between 2020 and 2025, the report projects a 7.6% spending growth average for Medicare, 5.2% for Medicaid and about 5% for private payers.

July 15, 2016
The drug, which combines Gilead’s Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) with an NS5A inhibitor called velpatasvir, is indicated to treat all six strains of hepatitis C, 
July 15, 2016

The new 112,000 square foot facility will expand CVS Health's work to help customers with disease education and provide pharmacy and medication counseling.

July 15, 2016

In addition to leveraging a pipeline of complex generics across its markets while focusing on OTC, Dr. Reddy's chairman K Satish Reddy said the branded generics would be one of the ways the company drives growth in the coming years.

July 15, 2016

In the aftermath of flooding in West Virginia, Fruth Pharmacy stepped with donations of sanitary necessities, toys for children, cleaning supplies, first aid kits and OTC medication to help those affected by the floods. 

July 15, 2016

N.J.-based chain QuickChek is taking the convenience store model to a new level with the opening of its first fresh market store offering pharmacy services and fuel.

July 15, 2016

A new report from Transparency Market Research is highlighting the projected growth of the pharmacy automation industry, which it says will see a compound annual growth rate of 7.3% between 2012 and 2018.

July 15, 2016

Three of the companies joined as members and two transitioned from research associates to full members. 

July 14, 2016

Kramm was 55 years old, and he is survived by his wife, Shelly, and his daughters, Sarah Spund and Hadley Kramm. His daughter Hadley was the impetus behind developing medication flavor additives. 

July 14, 2016

Kelly Keegan joins PrescribeWellness from Xerox Health, where he was SVP sales and business development for the company’s Care Integration Services business.