March 20, 2017

The drug is approved in Mexico for the treatment of low blood pressure and heart failure.

March 20, 2017

Of the 62% of survey respondents who chose pharmacy over practitioner, most of the reasons hinged upon convenience.

March 20, 2017

The authorized generic is an estrogen/progestin combined oral contraceptive indicated for use by women to prevent pregnancy.

March 17, 2017

A little more than a year after its approval, Adapt Pharma made the case for the effectiveness of its Narcan (naoloxone) Nasal Spray 4 mg at the annual American Academy of Pain Medicine in Orlando.

March 17, 2017

The American Pharmacists Association is weighing in on what it says would be an ideal addition to any health care reform efforts: patient access to pharmacist-provided services and affordable, safe medications. 

March 17, 2017

The specialty pharmacy will dispense Kisqali, which was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration. 

March 17, 2017

Services through the program, which began Jan. 5, include concierge service, medication education and discharge counseling – all at no additional charge to the patient.

March 17, 2017

OmniSYS, a medical claims billing, Medicare compliance and pharmacy patient engagement solutions company is bringing voiceTech and its Fusion-Rx platform into its suite of pharmacy solutions with a recent acquisition. 

March 17, 2017
Based on new data about Amgen’s PCSK9 inhibitor cholesterol drug Repatha, CVS Health’s chief medical officer, Dr. Troyen Brennan, told Reuters that the number of patients eligible to use the drug could quadruple. He noted that the data — published in the New England Journal of Medicine and showing Repatha’s ability to reduce heart attack, stroke, heart disease deaths, chest pain hospitalizations and stent and bypass procedures by 15% — would need to be reviewed by heart experts. (Reuters)
 
March 17, 2017

Patients taking Genentech drug can live an average of 2.47 years longer than those with best supportive care treatment, research concludes.

March 17, 2017

Under the terms of the agreement, the partner will develop, manufacture and supply the products exclusively for Upsher-Smith, which will market and distribute the products under its own label in the United States.

March 16, 2017

ReducedRx will help patients with high out of pocket costs afford essential medications.

March 16, 2017

Binghamton students that select this elective rotation will spend six weeks working side-by-side with Innovation senior team members with a specific focus on learning effective management and leadership skills in an outpatient pharmacy operations environment.

March 16, 2017

Using radio frequency ID, this patented system easily converts existing the hangup bag will-call system to a highly efficient, automated light guided will call.

March 15, 2017

The drug is an antifungal used to treat certain fungal or yeast infections.

March 15, 2017

Allergan, as part of its See America initiative to fight preventable blindness in the United States, rolled out its new video featuring actor and hip-hop artist Common.

March 15, 2017

According to the latest Walgreens Flu Index, four of the top 10 markets still experiencing high levels of flu activity are in Texas, including three of the top five markets.

March 15, 2017

The bill, the Creating Transparency to Have Drug Rebates Unlocked (C-THRU) Act, would take several steps to improve transparency, Sen. Wyden, D-Ore., noted.

March 15, 2017

MMR vaccinations are available upon request at Rite Aid pharmacies in 28 states and the District of Columbia, subject to state regulations, during pharmacy hours. No appointment is necessary.

March 14, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently collaborated with the Florida Department of Health to conduct additional analysis of locally acquired Zika cases, including analysis of resident travel patterns in Florida.

March 14, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office on Monday released its assessment of the American Health Care Act, the House GOP's proposal to replace Obamacare, and The Hill is outlining five of the biggest takeaways. Among them are the 24 million individuals who would be uninsured by 2026, with 14 million losing coverage next year, as well as the expected reduction in the federal deficit that the bill would bring about. The bill would also create extensive changes to Medicaid.  (The Hill)

March 13, 2017

It is indicated for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.

March 10, 2017

Albertsons, Rite Aid, CVS, Walgreens and Walmart all saw significant rises in year-over-year satisfaction, with all advancing at least 3% year over year, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

March 10, 2017

The product is a generic equivalent to Duragesic, indicated for the management of pain in opioid-tolerant patients, severe enough to require daily treatment.