August 10, 2015

Experts from the CVS Health Research Institute, writing today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, are calling for a reconsideration of treatment guidelines for high cholesterol as PCSK9 inhibitors hit the market.

August 10, 2015

According to the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, more than 24.5 million people age 12 or older in the U.S. (9.4% of the population) live with substance use disorders.

August 10, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration approved Mylan's Lidocaine Patch 5%, a generic version of Endo Pharmaceutical's Lidoderm.

August 10, 2015

The app lets parents choose a medication and a flavor, then find a nearby pharmacy where they can get the flavored medication.

August 10, 2015
According to Sprout Pharmaceuticals, approximately one-in-three women in the United States suffer from low sexual desire, and one-in-10 women (16 million women total) are distressed by it.
August 10, 2015

In order to ensure that patients receive treatment for periodic paralysis, Taro will be partnering with Diplomat Pharmacy, where patients and caregivers will receive treatment access and support. 

August 10, 2015

The company’s memantine hydrochloride tablets, available in 5- and 10-mg dosage strengths, are meant to treat dementia associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

August 7, 2015
The Well Beyond HIV mobile art exhibit in Chicago is traveling across the U.S. to help bring awareness of the many patients with HIV/AIDS who are living more than 20 years beyond original expectations.
August 6, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma Limited on Tuesday received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its alprazolam tablets, a generic version of Xanax. 

August 6, 2015

The specialty pharmacy arm of Fred's Super Dollar today comprises 12% of the discount retailer's total sales. 

August 6, 2015

IBM continues to beef up its Watson Health platform with latest $1 billion acquisiton.

August 6, 2015

Kmart began offering flu shots at participating Kmart Pharmacy locations for store members and customers this week.

August 6, 2015

In Las Vegas, Michael Burns, owner of AuBurn Pharmacies, which has 18 locations in three communities, was honored with Cardinal Health’s Ken Wurster Community Leadership Award.

August 6, 2015

Mylan on Wednesday announced the U.S. launch of its generic version of Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium delayed-release capsules) in 20- and 40-mg dosage strengths.

August 6, 2015

The AmerisourceBergen Foundation, together with Good Neihbor Pharmacy, is creating a go-to health resource for homeless patients and families in downtown Philadelphia. 

August 6, 2015

At customer panels at Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference, nine different independent pharmacy owners detailed some of the tactics they are using to keep their customers, attract new shoppers and make their businesses more than just a neighborhood pharmacy.

August 5, 2015

Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference hits the Windy City next year, and the company, together with local pharmacists, put together an invitational video showcasing everything it has to offer RBC 2016 attendees,

August 5, 2015

Pharmaceutical wholesaler H. D. Smith on Wednesday announced the winners of its annual Trading Partners of the Year award.

August 5, 2015

Zipdrug, which launched in July, allows users to have their prescriptions delivered on-demand within an hour. 

August 5, 2015
Par Pharmaceutical announced Wednesday that the Food and Drug Administration had granted final approval of the company’s generic version of Sodium Edecrin (ethacrynate sodium) for injection.
August 5, 2015

The approval of the acquisition— valued at $17 billion when it was announced in February — is based on Pfizer divesting certain products from its portfolio. 

August 4, 2015

Armada Health Care on Tuesday announced a partnership with the clinical pharmacy services unit at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to work on its ArmadaOne specialty pharmacy platform. 

August 4, 2015

CVS Health's implementation of Specialty Connect had a greater effect on revenues than prescription volumes.

August 4, 2015

Memphis-based company Christie Medical Holdings has developed a device that uses “harmless, near-infrared light” to indicate the location of veins.