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2014-04-17 11:28:47

Dermatologists with access to free drug samples are more likely than those without access to samples to write prescriptions for drugs that are more expensive, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Although studies have shown that most physicians do not believe that the availability of free samples affects their behavior or recommendations for patients, the researchers found that the average retail cost of the prescriptions written by...

2014-04-16 08:27:53

Analysis points to three potential blockbusters: Sovaldi, Anoro Ellipta and Idelalisib entering market this year PHILADELPHIA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, released its annual forecast of the leading drugs to watch in 2014, including three potential blockbuster treatments anticipated to attain more than $1 billion in sales through...

2014-04-15 23:15:08

National network of attorneys continues to offer no-cost consultations to consumers over allegations that Lipitor and other statins increase the risk of developing diabetes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/lipitor-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced today the scheduling of a key court hearing involving litigation* containing allegations that the anti-cholesterol medication Lipitor may cause patients to develop diabetes....

2014-04-15 23:10:18

Veterinary pharmacy, Diamondback Drugs, continues expansion and hires additional sales and support staff. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Scottsdale, Arizona’s Diamondback Drugs has long been at the forefront of the veterinary pharmaceutical compounding field, and has built a reputation on its fast, friendly service, top-notch products, reasonable prices, and knowledgeable staff. Continued success and growth has brought about the need for recent expansion, and several key new...

2014-04-14 23:09:41

ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Geriatric Medicine Development - Carving out New Opportunities to Treat Age-related Diseases" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, NewYork (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 More than 50% of prescriptions is written for people aged 65 years and older. Many older people suffer from comorbid conditions and one in three takes at least five drugs or more on a daily basis. This significantly increases the risk of Adverse Drug...

2014-04-14 16:25:32

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Medical Board must institute new protections against drug-using doctors after waiting years to revoke the medical license of Bakersfield doctor who was using and selling drugs while on probation, wrote a father harmed by drug abuse and patient safety advocates in a letter today. Bob Pack, who lost his two children to a drugged driver who was overprescribed narcotics, and Consumer Watchdog called on the Medical...

2014-04-11 23:01:14

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of patients who allegedly developed Type-2 diabetes due to their use of the statin medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 As hundreds of Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/ ) continue to move forward in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study that examines the potential impact of new statin guidelines issued last year by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart...

2014-04-11 12:23:25

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Village compounding pharmacy, Paseo Oaks Pharmacy, is now offering a $15 credit for compounded prescriptions. This credit may be used on any new or transferred compounded prescription. Pharmacy compounding is the process of creating personalized medications for patients. While compounding medications is as old as the pharmacy profession, its popularity declined with the advent of drug manufacturers, which mass produced...

2014-04-09 12:30:37

ORLANDO, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Compounding Pharmacy announced today it has voluntarily registered with the FDA as an outsourcing facility. This new designation was created in November 2013, when President Obama signed Title 1 of the Drug Quality and Security Act, referred to as the Compounding Quality Act, into law. As a registered outsourcing facility, Olympia will be on the FDA's list of compounding pharmacies that are subject to Section 503B of the Food, Drug,...

2014-04-07 08:24:23

DUBLIN, Apr. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t7nq28/otc_distribution ) has announced the addition of the "OTC Distribution in Europe: Meeting the New Challenges - New Expanded 2014 Edition" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) OTC Distribution in Europe - the 2014 much expanded edition is an in-depth strategic analysis that defines and explores the main themes of change...