Cutting costs through prescriber data solutions
Audio Q&A: Drug Store News recently sat down with Miranda Rochol, VP product and strategy for Healthcare Data Solutions, to discuss how comprehensive prescriber validation data solutions can save a pharmacy operation billions of dollars in costs. Smartphone users can click here to listen.
Pfizer to submit NDA for palbociclib
NEW YORK — Pfizer announced plans to submit a new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration for palbociclib (combined with letrozole). The drug is used for the first-line systemic treatment of post-menopausal women with advanced or metastatic breast cancer.
The company said it plans to submit the NDA early in third quarter 2014. The decision to file was based on discussions with the FDA surrounding the final results of a randomized, Phase 2 trial called PALOMA-1.
Popchips adds veggies to its lineup
SAN FRANCISCO — Popchips on Thursday announced the launch of Popchips veggie chips, which are set to arrive on retail shelves in a 3-oz. bag. Veggie Popchips blend kale, spinach, tomato, pumpkin, potato, beet, bell pepper, navy bean and chickpea, and then tops them with a zesty seasoning to produce three flavors: Sea Salt, Hint of Olive Oil and Tuscan Herb.
"No snack time is complete without veggies," said Popchips CEO, Paul Davis. "We are thrilled to be expanding our portfolio to provide snackers with the next generation of our Popchips family. Inspired by some of today’s most popular vegetables, we are really excited about our tasty veggie chips and showing our continued commitment to bringing innovation to the snack aisle."
New Popchips veggie chips will debut next week at the Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago from May 20 to 22.