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2014-10-30 23:08:00

Paramount Rx underscores important role prescription discount cards play as drug costs rise Cary, N.C. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Paramount Rx, a full-service prescription benefits manager focused on consumer-driven health care, is increasing efforts to help people save money through its innovative discount card program. As out-of-pocket expenses continue to increase for prescription drugs in the new health care system, the Paramount Rx program provides valuable savings and resources to...

2014-10-29 12:28:56

A recent USA today article highlighted the reduction of prescription drug deaths and habitual users in recent years, prompting Novus Medical Detox to say the article sheds light on the positive effect of comprehensive drug education combined with steadfast activism. NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to a report released in early October by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, in 2012, the latest year data are available, the number of...

2014-10-28 08:36:43

HEIDELBERG, Germany, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apogenix, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the final data of the completed phase II clinical trial with APG101 in recurrent glioblastoma has been published in the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Cancer Research. The data demonstrates that treatment with APG101, a CD95 ligand-binding fusion protein, in combination with radiotherapy is an innovative concept that has shown clinical superiority in all study...

2014-10-28 08:33:39

During Cold and Flu Season, Double Check Medicine Labels to Avoid Doubling Up on Acetaminophen WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition (AAC) is kicking off its annual "Double Check; Don't Double Up" campaign today, reminding consumers to double check their medicine labels to avoid doubling up on medicines with acetaminophen when treating cold and flu symptoms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154679-INFO Americans catch an...

2014-10-27 23:10:29

FDA has published a newlist of licensed biological products and interchangeable biosimilars, the “Purple Book”, which is being hyped as being the biological equivalent of the pharmaceutical “Orange Book.” Lee Rosebush and Nita Garg, from Baker & Hostetler LLP, Washington, D.C. will apply their extensive experience with and knowledge of the Orange Book to help drugmakers understand the new Purple Book. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Purple Is the New Orange: Why...

2014-10-22 20:23:26

Launches discussion about the future of biosimilars in Italy ROME, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a survey of 470 European physicians conducted by the Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines (ASBM) set the stage for a stakeholder meeting at the Italian Ministry of Health to discuss the future of biosimilars policy in Italy. The October 20(th) event, titled "Biosimilars in Clinical Practice: Does Italy Need to Act?" included regulators from the Italian Medicines Agency...

2014-10-20 16:26:31

USA MedicalCard Free Pharmacy Discount Card Can Save Consumers Up To 75% Off Brand-Name Drugs and Generics Every Day MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA MedicalCard announces plans to expand the national mailing of its free pharmacy discount card that can save consumers up to 75% off brand-name drugs and generics. The company would like to ensure the cards reach people with the most significant need and is focused on providing savings on almost all...

2014-10-16 23:05:21

This press release is to inform readers that news of shocking price hikes on generic drugs in US is propelling people to buy from Medicines Mexico Pharmacy. Acapulco, Guerrero (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 According to the Wall Street Journal, a recent analysis found that half of all generic drugs in the US sold through retailers became exceedingly more expensive over the past year. The prices paid by pharmacies for these drugs more than doubled for one out of 11 generic drugs. In some...

2014-10-15 16:30:17

Introduces Chairman Gewanter, shows support for BQ proposal GENEVA, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines (ASBM) presented at the World Health Organization's (WHO) 59(th) International Nonproprietary Naming Stakeholders Session on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. This was the third time ASBM presented to the WHO but the first appearance for ASBM's new chairman Dr. Harry L. Gewanter. As a practicing pediatric rheumatologist and ASBM International Advisory...

2014-10-15 12:32:13

LONDON, Oct. 15. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for OTC medicines and dietary supplements reached $128.8 billion in 2012. This market is expected to reach to $142.7 billion in 2013 and $189.7 billion in 2018, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.9%. This report provides:An overview of the global market for OTC drugs and dietary supplements.Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2012 and 2013, and projections of CAGRs through...


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