FDA Adds Six Bulk Drug Substances to 503A List

February 21, 2019

For the first time, the FDA has added six bulk drug substances to the 503A bulks list, a list that compounders can use to compound drugs, according to the NCPA.  read more

Mylan Releases Generic Advair for Dramatically Reduced Price

February 20, 2019

Mylan has priced its generic version of Advair 70 percent lower than the branded medicine, according to a Reuters report.  read more

FDA Approves New Type of Insulin Pump

February 19, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on February 14 permitted marketing of a new type of insulin pump. The alternate controller enabled (ACE) pump is the first interoperable pump, which means  it can be used with different components that make up diabetes therapy systems.  read more

SBA Offers Course on Applying for Loan

February 18, 2019

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering a free self-paced course on putting together a loan package.   read more

New FDA Program Looks to Improve Drug Quality, Speed Up Development

February 15, 2019

The FDA has introduced a draft of “voluntary consensus standards” for the quality standards for potential recognition of drugs.  read more

Expert Panel Recommends Approval of Ketamine to Treat Severe Depression

February 14, 2019

An expert panel recommended that federal regulators approve a nasal spray that delivers the active ingredients of ketamine, according to a report from The New York Times.  read more

FDA Takes Action to Increase Complex Generic Competition

February 13, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new efforts to increase competition among complex generics in a Jan. 30 press release.  read more

SBA Offers Free Course on Social Media Marketing

February 12, 2019

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering a free self-paced course on social media marketing.  read more

APhA Revises Immunization Guidelines

February 8, 2019

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) on February 4 announced revised Guidelines for Pharmacy-based Immunization Advocacy and Administration covering five areas of focus: Prevention, Partnership, Quality, Documentation, and Empowerment.  read more

Pharmacist-Led Education Can Reduce Inappropriate Prescriptions, Study Finds

February 6, 2019

Canadian researchers say pharmacists can help elderly patients reduce the number of inappropriate prescriptions they’re taking through consumer-targeted education.  read more