FDA Paves Pathway for Insulin Biosimilars
The Agency Sees Potential in Generic Competition to Reduce Drug Costs for Patients With Diabetes
FDA to Increase Generic Competition of Complex Drugs
The agency released some of their efforts to improve patient access to generic medicine this year.
USP's Plan Promotes Competition
The nonprofit organization aims to use collaboration, education, and manufacturing standards to increase access and reduce drug costs.
FDA Withdraws Proposed Rule for Drug Labels
Agency hands industry a win after concerns arise that manufacturers could be exposed to liability.
FDA Officials OK Generic Overactive Bladder Treatment
Camber recently announced the FDA approval of Tolterodine Tartrate ER capsules, a generic version of Detrol LA (tolterodine, Pharmacia & Upjohn).
Midwest Pharmacists Brave the Cold to Serve Patients
The 'polar vortex' that gripped much of the country this week has not stopped pharmacists from helping patients.
Macy's, CVS Partner With American Heart Association to Go Red for Women
The 2 companies are joining the women’s heart health initiative to promote awareness for cardiovascular disease prevention.
Just 2 CSTD Products Pass NIOSHâ€™s 2015 Vapor Containment Performance Protocol
Health care providers should keep these results in mind when choosing a CSTD product to ensure that hazardous drugs are compounded and administered in the safest way possible.
CDC Addresses Opioid Death Prevention on Overdose Awareness Day
Opioid related overdoses made up 66.4% of the 63,632 overdose deaths in the United States in 2016, prompting the CDC to gather data on fatal opioid overdoses and a prevention plan.
Digital Health Options Continue to Expand, Positively Influence Patient Outcomes
The adoption of digital health options is growing rapidly, with more than 318,000 health related apps available in the app store on most smart phones, and almost 200 more being added each day.
Presentation: Leverage Social Media to Grow Retail Pharmacy Market
Speaker at NACDS Total Store Expo explains how Facebook and Instagram can boost retail pharmacy performance.
Amazon Enters the Pharmacy World with Acquisition of PillPack
Amazon will start prescription delivery with a focus on customer service and convenience.
No Increased Amputation Risk Noted with Canagliflozin in Patients with T2D in Study
In addition to showing no significant imbalance of BKLE amputation, the study also identified a HHF reduction in the general T2D population.
Study: Generic Vaccine May Be Effective Long-Term Diabetes Treatment
Patients with type 1 diabetes who received a generic vaccine had normal blood sugar levels 8 years later.
Text Message Service May Help Patients Recover from Opioid Addiction
Text messages proactively gauge patients' struggle with opioid addiction to prevent relapse.
Hope May Be A Useful Strategy in Promoting Preventive Health Care
Patients are more likely to take action when public health messages instill hope.
Out-of-Pocket Costs Increase for Patients with Multiple Chronic Diseases
As cost increases, patient adherence decreases among patients with multiple chronic conditions.
Threat of Drug-Resistant E coli Increases with Pediatric Antibiotic Prescriptions
Antibiotics may become ineffective in treating E coli if antibiotic resistance continues to increase among children.
QR Codes Make Their Way to Prescription Drugs
An innovate production method may allow health care providers to produce on-demand medicine in the near future.
Surgeons Play Key Role in Reducing Post-Surgery Opioid Dependency
One in 7 patients who have had lung surgery become persistent opioid users, data note.
Researchers Focus on Flu to Help Combat Growing Epidemic
Scientists may be able to determine how a flu strain will multiply based on its genetic makeup.
Cigarette Use Continues to Decline Among Adults
Despite progress made, smoking remains the leading cause of preventable death and disease among Americans.
ADHD Prescriptions Rise Among Reproductive-Age Women
More research needed to determine if ADHD medication is safe to take before and during pregnancy.
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