To update and enhance the review process for new medications, FDA will create an Office of Drug Evaluation Science. Goals for the new office include establishing a standardized approach to using…
An FDA advisory panel on Thursday split evenly over whether the agency should approve the first oral medication to treat Type 1 diabetes. The committee voted 8-8, leaving it up to the agency to…
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb reports the agency plans to furlough more people and suspend lower-priority tasks to preserve money for drug reviews, including for new treatments for depression,…
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, said Thursday the agency has taken a number of steps to increase the availability of the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone. "Having naloxone widely available…
Bartell Drugs strives to be a leader in the regional market by staying close to consumers and finding new ways to respond to their changing needs. George Bartell, chairman of the 68-store company,…
Data has shown an increase in the number of drug shortages in the past year compared with the early 2000s. In November 2018, FDA held a meeting to discuss the causes of the shortages and make…
Researchers built a cross-sectional study around more than 19 million non-elderly Americans with private insurance, with the goal of gauging the appropriateness of outpatient antibiotic prescribing.…
CVS Health and Walmart report that they have reached a multi-year agreement under which Walmart will continue participating in the CVS Caremark PBM commercial and Managed Medicaid community pharmacy…
Researchers have developed an inexpensive contraceptive patch for women that reportedly can deliver a month-long dose of the contraceptive drug levonorgestrel almost immediately, according to a new…
The DETECTIVE clinical trial explored an alternative approach to how Plasmodium vivax malaria is treated. The two-pronged process involves a blood schizonticide, such as chloroquine, to treat the…