Pharmacist Society

01/02/2014 - 12:52pm

The number of new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration fell by more than 30% in 2013 compared with 2012, according to agency records.

01/02/2014 - 12:16pm

Patients who have enrolled in the new healthcare insurance marketplaces but haven't received an identification number from their insurers can receive up to a 30-day supply of prescription drugs at no upfront cost at Walgreens, the retail pharmacy chain said.

01/02/2014 - 11:34am

Mylan has hired Rakesh Bamzai as its president for commercial and emerging markets in India, the drug maker said.

01/02/2014 - 11:23am

Walmart is offering prescriptions at no upfront cost to patients who enroll in the public health insurance marketplace, the mass-merchandise retailer said.

01/02/2014 - 11:10am

Drug maker Eisai will make a new epilepsy drug available in the United States starting on Monday, the company said.

12/30/2013 - 2:08pm

Drug maker Merck is starting a new business designed to provide weight-management intervention services to employers, patients and healthcare professionals, the company said.

12/30/2013 - 12:52pm

A Texas pharmacy is allowing personal injury victims to obtain drugs and medical supplies immediately through their attorneys.

12/30/2013 - 12:12pm

The owners of the compounding pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak that has killed dozens and sickened hundreds have agreed to set up a fund of more than $100 million to compensate victims and creditors.

12/30/2013 - 11:19am

The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve a drug made by Genzyme Corp. for certain forms of multiple sclerosis, the company said Monday.

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