Seniors enrolled in Medicare plans that charge higher copayments for brand name or non-preferred medications could spend less and fill fewer prescriptions.
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The labels on most prescription drug containers highlight the pharmacy's name or logo rather than instructions on how to take the medication.
Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee and FDA held discussed the risk / benefit profile of Trasylol drug used in coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Sicko highlights the need to address the challenges of improving access to pharmaceutical care.
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S*BIO Pte develops a novel and proprietary orally-administered compound, SB1518, for the treatment of myeloproliferative disorders and certain hematological malignancies.
A new review of aspartame research has concluded the widely used sugar substitute is safe, even among its heaviest users.
When patients are treated according to the label, PROCRIT is a safe and effective therapeutic option in the management of anemia in patients with chronic renal failure.
World Health Organization has added three of Ranbaxy Laboratories's antiretroviral drugs to WHO's list of prequalified antiretrovirals.
Tests have detected a "potential human carcinogen" in batches of Pfizer's antiretroviral drug Viracept.
As parents prepare students for the school year, there are many tips and tools to help ensure that important medications are taken as prescribed.
l Corporation has received FDA approval to market the AMPLATZER Muscular Ventricular Septal (VSD) Occluder.
The results illustrate the need for improved systems to manage the risks of prescription drugs as the number of serious adverse drug events reported to FDA more than doubled between 1998 and 2005.
Millions of people could be put at risk because progress in getting the best medicines to the developing world is not being matched by an appropriate monitoring programme.
ThromboGenics NV, BioInvent International have successfully completed enrollment and initial follow-up of all volunteers in the first Phase I trial of TB-402.
Consumer advocates compare older drugs with newer versions to determine which are more cost effective and efficient.
Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) in a speech before the Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Thursday said legislation (HR 1038) that would allow FDA to approve generic versions of biotechnology drugs is unlikely to reach the House floor this year, CQ HealthBeat reports (Bartolf, CQ HealthBeat, 9/6).
Results from an investigational study researching the use of PROCRIT (Epoetin alfa) in medical, surgical and trauma patients admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU).
Newspapers examined the increased use of electronic prescribing technology and Internet-based technology to help with patient diagnoses.
Medicare prescription drug benefit has largely succeeded in its primary goal of providing drug coverage to Medicare beneficiaries who previously lacked it.
Studies confirm clear net clinical benefit for patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) for Lovenox vs Unfractionnated Heparin (UFH).
CYPHER Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent continued to provide clinical benefits compared to a bare metal stent in the E-SIRIUS Trial out to five years of follow-up with no differences in safety.
GlaxoSmithKline's human papillomavirus vaccine Cervarix earlier this month became available in Kenya, shortly after the country's Pharmacy and Poison's Board approved it for marketing, Nicholas Muraguri, director of health promotion in the Ministry of Health, said, Business Daily Africa reports (Onyango/Kimani, Business Daily Africa, 8/29).
FDA has granted final approval for Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Allopurinol Tablets USP, 100 mg and 300 mg (Allopurinol).
merican Society of Clinical Oncology asked CMS to lift restrictions on the use of anemia drugs in cancer patients.
Ranbaxy Laboratories has received tentative approval from FDA to manufacture and market Galantamine Hydrobromide Tablets, 4mg (base), 8mg (base), and 12mg (base).