Private health insurance plans increasingly rely on escalating copayments to manage drug costs, as opposed to administrative controls.
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Antibiotics do not treat flu, colds or other viral illnesses, and they don't make patients with viral infections feel better, recover faster, or protect others from getting sick.
The Chief Pharmaceutical Officers from England, Scotland and Wales came together to reveal plans for historic changes to the regulation of the pharmacy profession.
The Board of Pharmacy has filled a rule clarifying the professional responsibilities of pharmacists and pharmacies in dispensing and delivering valid, legal prescriptions.\n
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration directed the manufacturers of all drug products approved for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
The Food and Drug Administration requested Genentech, Inc. add a boxed warning to the product label for omalizumab, marketed as Xolair.
Number of Americans who placed orders for specific prescription drug products over the Internet received a product that contains haloperidol, a powerful antipsychotic drug.
Community Pharmacists Call on Policymakers to Adopt Payment System that Covers Pharmacy Cost of Dispensing Prescription Medication.
Chemical reactions control understanding and improving a range of important process may enable scientists to develop products in more environmentally friendly ways.
Patients take prescribed medications with the faith that their health is safely in the hands of medical professionals who ensure that they receive the appropriate prescription drugs and know how to take them correctly.
Health care professionals and consumers to report to the FDA serious problems with the medical products they prescribe, dispense, or use.
Alerting healthcare professionals that the onset of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia can be delayed in patients who had previously been treated with heparin sodium injection.
Public Health Advisory is cautioning practitioners about avoiding overdoses when they are prescribing methadone or managing patients taking this drug.
Experts feel tampering with Medicare Prescription Drug benefit program and trying to negotiate lower prescription drug prices would limit seniors access to drugs and undermine an efficient model for delivery of public services.
Pharmacy grants to four community-based collaborations for projects aimed at increasing access to affordable prescription drugs
The pharmaceutical industry, academia and government agencies need to work together to restore faith in drug development.
Why does the standard dose of certain medications prove dangerously high for some patients and too low to produce beneficial effects in others?
Bill requiring government interference in negotiations of prescription drug prices offers no savings.
Lilly says it has conducted more than years of research on Zyprexa. And in the last ten years that the drug has been on the market, no link that Zyprexa causes diabetes.
A pharmacy care program for elderly patients increases prescription medication adherence, which results in improved health outcomes.
Study reveals that prescription opioids, and not heroin, are the major form of illicit opioid use.
If your medicine cabinet is full of prescription medications and you can't explain why you take them or are confused about how much or how often you should take them, you are among the 90 million Americans.
Doctors for years have prescribed antibiotics for the treatment of acute bronchitis, but it turns that this treatment may not be effective.