April 5, 2016
ANI Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced the Food and Drug Administration approval for one new generic and the launch of another. 
April 5, 2016

The accreditation program evaluated CVS Specialty based on such organizational standards as pharmacy care, pharmacy operations and specialty drug and patient management, as well as   the company’s customer service, communications and disclosure standards. 

April 5, 2016
Diplomat will be dispensing Eli Lilly and Co.’s recently approved plaque psoriasis treatment as part of a limited-distribution network. 
April 5, 2016

The partnership is aimed at accelerating several of CutisPharma's products in development toward FDA approval. 

April 5, 2016

Descovy has a similar antiviral efficacy to Gilead’s Viread (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate), but contains one-tenth the dose of tenofovir as Viread, the company said. 

April 5, 2016

Global Citizen is reporting that GlaxoSmithKline will be granting licenses to generics manufacturers in lower middle-income countries in a move aimed at increasing access to medicine in low-income countries. The company announced the changes at the end of March, noting that rather than attempting to enforce its patents, it would move to a licensing model, charging a small fee to generics manufacturers. (Global Citizen)

April 4, 2016
The drug had annual sales of about $26.2 million for the 12 months ended February 2016, according to IMS Health. 
April 4, 2016

Nimbus Apollo’s development program includes a lead candidate for an ACC inhibitor to treat the liver disease non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), which affects up to 15 million people in the U.S.

April 4, 2016

The study found that Walgreens pharmacy patients who used a multi-faceted medication adherence program had a 3% higher medication adherence rate and lower healthcare costs than those who use other pharmacies.

April 1, 2016

However, flu activity is still relatively high across Wyoming, Montana and Kentucky, according to the report. 

April 1, 2016
The report attributes the growth to a concurrent increase in chronic pain in the United States, stemming from an aging population and more incidences of such chronic diseases as diabetes, obesity, cancer, arthritis and cardiovascular disease. 
April 1, 2016

The awards mark a continuation of the APhA and Cardinal Health Foundation partnership to prevent the misuse of prescription medications.

April 1, 2016

WHIPPANY, N.J. - Other pharma companies may focus on foreign market opportunities, but the key strategy driving growth at Bayer is its commitment to innovating the U.S. marketplace, The Herald reported Friday. "[Bayer] is also creating new products just for the U.S., like TruBiotics immune supplement and Aleve PM and over-the-counter versions of some prescription drugs," noted AP reporter Linda Johnson. "Erik Gordon, an assistant professor at University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, said Bayer can raise U.S. sales significantly with its larger product lineup and increased marketing. Meanwhile, its metamorphosis to a pure life sciences company should boost research productivity." (The Herald

March 31, 2016
The FDA granted priority review status to Defitelio and it received an orphan drug designation. The injectable drug’s distribution is expected to being within a week. 
March 31, 2016

The complaint alleges that Endo paid Impax Laboratories and Watson Laboratories, which were the first companies to file for FDA approval for generics of Endo’s Opana ER and Lidoderm, to delay their generic product launches. 

March 31, 2016

The $550 million acquisition is aimed at strengthening Humanwell and PuraCap’s U.S. generics footprint and manufacturing capabilities. 

March 31, 2016

MedM has built a healthy activity cloud platform, allowing users to track everything from step tracking to blood glucose/pressure monitoring. 

March 30, 2016

Recognizing that an estimated 40% of sold medications end up unused, the Alliance for Aging Research's latest “pocket film” offers consumers a simple step-by-step guide on safe disposal. 

March 30, 2016

Benzer Pharmacy said it would offer a check-in with patients a week before their pickup date to adjust for medication changes and remind patients a day before they’re meant to pick up their prescriptions.

March 30, 2016

Now customers who use the app can take a photo of their prescription and send it to their pharmacist through their in-app health record.

March 29, 2016

By 2020, the biosimilars market will grow to $390 billion and the patents on eight biologic drugs will expire.

March 29, 2016

The drug had annual U.S. sales of about $52.8 million for the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2015, according to IMS Health.

March 29, 2016

Russia Beyond the Headlines is reporting that in Russia, following the news in early March that tennis star Maria Sharapova tested positive for meldonium, sales of the drug — which costs about $4 to $5 (300 rubles) and which many pharmacies sell without a prescription — have risen dramatically. According to the report, many of those buying the drug are amateur athletes. (RBTH)

March 28, 2016

Alembic Pharmaceuticals has launched its 13th product in the U.S.