June 8, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration hopes to boost the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine for this coming season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. 

June 8, 2015

As the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo kicks off in less than three months, NACDS has announced its lineup of educational Insight Sessions.

June 5, 2015

Cardinal Health's acquisition of The Harvard Drug Group "further utilizes Red Oak, our joint venture with CVS Health to source generics," CEO says. 

June 5, 2015

The company is fighting an injunction that’s keeping Sandoz’s Zarxio from becoming the first biosimilar sold in the United States.

 
June 4, 2015

Rite Aid on Thursday posted positive comps coming out of its fiscal first quarter. 

June 4, 2015

Flublok uses an egg-free system, which means that manufacturing it doesn’t require influenza virus or antibiotics.

June 4, 2015

As VP, information technology, Roopesh Kumar will help fine-tune RxEOB's member engagement and medication pricing applications. 

June 4, 2015

Sandoz has announced that it is introducing guanfacine hydrochloride extended-release tablets, a generic version of Intuniv, in 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-mg dosages.

June 3, 2015

In 2014, specialty drug unit costs jumped 20.1%, compared to 5.7% for non-specialty drugs, Blue Cross Blue Shield reported. 

June 3, 2015

PillPack has shipped more than 1 million dose packs since the startup's launch in February 2014. 

June 3, 2015

Mylan announced on Tuesday that it had launched its generic version of Teva’s  Seasonique birth control.

June 3, 2015

Pet medications will realize a CAGR of 5% through 2018, Packaged Facts projected.

June 2, 2015

Retail, mail and specialty pharmacies accounted for 63% of total U.S. pharmacist employment in 2014, according to a Drug Channels report. 

June 2, 2015
Aurobindo Pharma Limited has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its generic equivalent to Flagyl (metronidazole) tablets in 250- and 500-mg dosage strengths.  
 
June 2, 2015

The latest addition to Teva’s roster of medication is its generic version of Intuniv (guanfacine) extended release tablets, a non-stimulant meant to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

June 1, 2015

AmerisourceBergen is beginning construction on three new distribution centers opening in 2016 located in the South, the Midwest and the Northeast. 

June 1, 2015

Teva announced Monday that it had launched its generic version of Actonel (risedronate sodium) in 5-, 30- and 35-mg dosage strengths. 

May 29, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration Friday announced that it had approved Rapamune (sirolimus), distributed by Pfizer’s Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, as a treatment for the rare lung disease lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM). 

May 29, 2015

Type-2 diabetes patients do better when a pharmacist is a part of their care team. 

May 29, 2015

Teva on Friday announced that it would be rolling out a generic version of Lomedia 24 Fe birth control bills. 

May 29, 2015

Tim Theriault, EVP, global chief information officer, will step down from Walgreens Boots Alliance, effective June 1, for personal reasons

May 28, 2015

The AARP Public Policy Institute’s latest Rx Price Watch Report shows that, despite an overall 4% decrease in price in 2013, the prices of generic drugs seem to be dropping at the slowest rate since 2006. 

May 28, 2015

Camber Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that it had launched antipsychotic drug aripiprazole — a generic version of Abilify — in 2-, 5-, 10-, 15-, 20- and 30-mg dosage strength tablets. 

May 28, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two treatments for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) on Wednesday.