FDA has approved Perrigo Companyâ€™s abbreviated new drug application for a generic version of clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide 1.2%/5% gel (Duac Gel, Stiefel Laboratories), the company recently announced in a statement. The gel is indicated for the topical treatment of inflammatory acne vulgaris.
At their recent ideaShare event, McKesson highlighted its Sponsored Clinical Services Network for hundreds of independent retail pharmacy owners and community pharmacists who are focused on increasing their role in healthcare delivery, improving patient outcomes, and finding new reimbursement avenues, the company said in a release.
Urinary levels of the antimicrobial endocrine-disrupting compounds triclosan and parabens were significantly associated with allergic sensitization in children ages 6 to 18 years, according to the results of a study published online June 18 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
The National Community Pharmacists Association recently announced that nominations are currently being accepted for several awards that will recognize individual pharmacists who are contributing to independent community pharmacy and patient care.
Humana Inc. and Novo Nordisk have announced a one-year partnership aimed at identifying ways to improve the care and treatment of patients with diabetes. The companies say they will bring together researchers to study the treatment and progression of the disease in an effort to further enhance the health and well-being of people with diabetes.
Healthcare providers and pharmacists will be able to identify and intervene in cases of potential prescription drug abuse through a new pilot program launched recently by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, according to an HHS statement.
Pharmacy groups supported yesterday's approval by the U.S. House of Representatives of the FDA Safety and Innovation Act of 2012, also known as the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA).
The National Rural Health Association recently sent a letter to U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) in support of the bill she introduced in March, H.R. 4215, or "The Medicare Pharmacy Transparency and Fair Auditing Act."
Okay, pharmacists. All together now. What's the one question you hear all day long?
Because their classification is variable, the taxation of glucose test strips varies from state to state, giving rise to massive confusion and loss of revenue