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Drugmakers push their prices higher
Twenty companies raised the list prices of more than 40 prescription drugs by an average of 13.1% on Monday, according to Rx Savings Solutions. On July 1 last year, 16 companies raised the list prices of dozens of drugs by an average 7.8%. Drug companies had typically raised list prices at the start of the year and again 6 months later.
FDA approves new treatment for pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes
FDA on Monday approved liraglutide (Victoza—Novo Nordisk) injection for the treatment of pediatric patients aged 10 years or older with types 2 diabetes. The non-insulin drug has been approved to treat adults with type 2 diabetes for nearly a decade.
October 2, 2018
This American Pharmacists Month, tell the world that pharmacists…
Welcome to American Pharmacists Month 2018! On Tuesday, we enjoyed celebrating World Pharmacists Day. The event got tremendous attention on social media, so we send a shout out to all of you who took…0 comments
September 27, 2018
October is American Pharmacists Month
Monday marks first day of October and the start of American Pharmacists Month, a celebration in support of pharmacists around the country. The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) celebrates the accomplishments of pharmacists throughout the year but commemorates it during October by recognizing pharmacists’ contributions to health care and all they can do for their communities.
APhA is the leading advocate for the pharmacy profession and a driving force in creating opportunities for pharmacists to play a key role in integrated patient care, and ensuring the profession is recognized as essential in optimal medication use. We strive to make your job as a pharmacist easier, by providing the latest industry news, continuing education and professional development opportunities, practice tools, and more, so that you can focus on caring for your patients.