October 4, 2017

When the expansion is complete, medication disposal kiosks will be available in approximately 1,500 Walgreens stores nationwide.

October 3, 2017
With the acquisition, EnvoyHealth can now offer its healthcare partners such services as IT outsourcing, consulting and product development.
October 3, 2017

In a post on the Food and Drug Administration’s blog, commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb noted that in many instances complex drugs — which include drugs with complex active ingredients and complex drug-device combination products — do not have generic competitors for various reasons.

October 3, 2017

The drug is indicated to treat infections caused by various micro-organisms and as an adjunctive therapy for severe acne.

October 2, 2017

American Pharmacists Month will see APhA hosting a Capitol Hill health Fair on Oct. 11, at which members of Congress, their staff and the general public can get flu shots and health screenings, including bone density, glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure and body composition tests. 

October 2, 2017

The drug is a formulation featuring the company’s NovoLog insulin aspart developed with the aim of achieving properties that more closely match the natural physiological insulin mealtime response of someone without diabetes.

October 2, 2017

The drug had U.S. sales of approximately $1.7 billion for the 12 months ended July 31, according to QunitilesIMS data. 

October 2, 2017

Metro's existing pharmacy distribution and franchising activities will be combined with the Jean Coutu Group, which will operate as a stand-alone division of Metro with its own management team led by Francois Coutu.

September 29, 2017

Humira manufacturer AbbVie and Amgen, maker of Humira biosimilar Amjevita (sometimes spelled Amgevita), have reached a settlement that will allow the biosimilar to launch — but not for several years. 

September 29, 2017

The drug had U.S. sales of approximately $350 million for the 12 months ending July 2017, according to QuintilesIMS data. 

September 29, 2017

Influenza vaccination coverage last year across the entire U.S. population was 46.8%, an increase of 1.2 percentage points from the previous season.

September 29, 2017

Building on the already launched Ritzman Revives program, select Ritzman Pharmacy locations will offer comprehensive wellness assessments.

September 28, 2017

Verzenio works by blocking certain molecules that are involved in cancer cell growth, and it joins two previously approved drugs in this class — palbociclib (Pfizer’s Ibrance) and ribociclib (Novartis’ Kisqali). 

September 28, 2017

The report evaluates the impact of the Improving Improving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Drug Spending Act, which has been introduced in both the Senate and House of Representatives and prohibits retroactive pharmacy payment reductions as claims without any defect, impropriety or fraud in Medicare Part D.

September 27, 2017

The store will feature the chain’s new front-store features — including expanded health, beauty and food selections — as well as a MinuteClinic and an Optical Center. 

September 27, 2017

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic from Taiwan-based drug development company Sunny Pharmtech and generic development company Vitruvias Therapeutics. The companies announced the approval of its generic lidocaine ointment, 5%.

September 26, 2017

In addition to the re-election of Jon Giacomin as board chairman and Smith Holding Co. chairman and CEO Henry Dale Smith, Jr., as vice chairman, HDA has appointed three new members to the board.

September 26, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration worked with international regulatory and law enforcement agencies take action against some 500 websites selling illegal and unapproved versions of such prescription drugs directly to American patients.

September 26, 2017

Omron’s advanced Heat Pain ProTENS Unit integrates a heating component because it aids in pain management and end users understand its effectiveness.

September 26, 2017

Over the past five years, Health Mart has hosted more than 370 peer-to-peer Town Hall meetings to help members understand and improve the clinical, operational, and financial drivers that impact their business.

September 26, 2017

The product is indicated to relieve various corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses in patients ages 18 years and older.

September 26, 2017

LexisNexis Health Care’s Bobbie Riley writes about the importance of properly identifying patients picking up opioid prescriptions, and how technology can make the step easier for pharmacists, as well as an opportunity to build a patient relationship. 

September 26, 2017

The drug marks another approval for Teva’s generic injectable business, which the company has been focused on growing. 

September 25, 2017

The new indication’s approval marks the 10th new indication for Keytruda in three years, Merck said.