June 23, 2015

Eisai announced Monday that the Food and Drug Administration had given Fycompa approval to be used as an adjunctive therapy in treating primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures.

June 23, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration is concerned that too great a deviance from a reference drug appearance could affect compliance. 

June 23, 2015

Sandoz has launched Glatopa, the first U.S. generic of Teva’s Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection, 20-mg/ml ), a once-daily treatment for multiple sclerosis. 

June 23, 2015

Teva announced Monday that it had introduced its generic version of Focalin XR (dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride) extended-release capsules in a new 20-mg dosage strength. 

June 22, 2015

Acura Pharmaceuticals and Bayer Healthcare are partnering to develop a product with pseudoephedrine that would be resistant to being used in methamphetamine.

June 22, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy announced Friday that it had acquired the Pennsylvania-based Burman’s Specialty Pharmacy, which will expand Diplomat’s hepatitis C specialty services. 

June 19, 2015

Ateb, Inc. will use the messaging service to facilitate communication between its 500,000 active patients and their prescribers. 

June 19, 2015

Dave Wendland, VP and member of the owners group at Hamacher Resource Group, will present a continuing education session, “Seven Deadly Sins of Community Pharmacy,” at the upcoming McKesson ideaShare 2015 conference.

June 19, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores urged a Senate Committee to look to pharmacy in providing health services that can improve care for Medicare patients with chronic conditions.

June 19, 2015

The move gives Teva standing in Dutch court, should they decide to pursue action against Mylan.

June 18, 2015

CVS Health's app will help people regulate their medication schedules and provide scanning capabilities for health insurance cards.

June 18, 2015

Aurobindo’s generic equivalent of anti-epileptic drug Dilantin has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. 

June 18, 2015

The Daytona Beach News-Journal published a joint op-ed by Florida Retail Federation president and CEO Rick McAllister and National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson.

June 18, 2015

Rite Aid's latest pharmacy initiative improves patient convenience and medication adherence. 

June 18, 2015

Teva and Microchips Biotech have announced a partnership that would test Microchips implantable drug delivery device with Teva’s portfolio.

June 18, 2015

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS are teaming up this year to offer free HIV testing in more than 150 cities across the country.

June 17, 2015

CVS will secure 80 retail clinic locations as part of the Target pharmacy acquisition.

June 17, 2015

To talk about the challenges and opportunities facing community pharmacy, Drug Store News will host a special webinar on  June 23, presented by Health Market Science, a LexisNexis company.

June 17, 2015

Drug Store News spoke to Doyle Jensen, Innovation’s EVP, global business development, about the technology solutions available to help pharmacists spend more time delivering patient-facing care.

June 17, 2015

The FDA has introduced a new website for Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies, called REMS@FDA, to provide a standardized source of information about approved REMS.

June 17, 2015

Hornbacher’s opened its first in-store pharmacy at its new location in South Moorhead, Minn.’s Azool Shopping Center on Wednesday. 

June 16, 2015

PrescribeWellness, a provider of technological solutions to elevate the community pharmacist’s role in providing preventative healthcare services, has inked a strategic partnership with McKesson.

June 15, 2015

In the past 12 months ended April 19, Zyrtec (McNeil Consumer Healthcare) continues to dominate the allergy category with total retail sales of $332 million.

June 15, 2015

Carun Pharmacy, the United Kingdom’s first cannabis pharmacy, officially opened its doors in May in Twickenham, London, offering consumers a range of health and beauty products that harness the healing powers of hemp.