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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...

2014-10-30 12:26:53

High-Priced Specialty Medications Highlight Need for Pharmacy "Lock-In" Program in Medicare WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As policymakers examine ways to curb the prescription drug abuse epidemic, a new report by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), "Medicare Drug Plans Need the Tools to Fight Prescription Drug Fraud," recommends allowing drug plans and beneficiaries to choose pharmacies to obtain prescriptions for commonly abused drugs, a policy...

2014-10-29 23:05:04

The Asia-Pacific Pharmaceutical Packaging Market is estimated to grow to $25,996.04 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 10.5% from 2013 to 2018, with growth in healthcare industry and increasing importance to medical packaging standards http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-pharmaceutical-packaging-1843212166.html (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Pharmaceutical Packaging market report defines and segments the concerned market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of...

2014-10-29 12:28:59

Following the lead of state Medicaid programs could curb prescription drug abuse in Medicare DALLAS, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Limiting drug-abusing patients to one doctor and one pharmacy for pain medication prescriptions could be the solution to Medicare drug abuse and some forms of fraud, according to a new report from National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140620/119718 "When Congress passed the Medicare Part D...

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 16:26:54

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Independent community pharmacies are increasingly providing services to support patient compliance with their prescribed drug regimen (or "medication adherence") and set a new record high in the proportion of prescriptions filled with typically lower-cost generic drugs, according to the National Community Pharmacists Association's (NCPA) 2014 Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health....

2014-10-28 08:35:43

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry analysts report legal marijuana & cannabis sector could top revenues of $35 billion by 2020 as operations continue to expand Nationwide. Today's Companies in focus are: OSL Holdings, Inc. (OTC: OSLH), GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: GWPH), American Green Inc. (OTC: ERBB), Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA) and Megola Inc. (OTC: MGON) OSL Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OSLH) announced today the development of...

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 08:28:49

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today announced that it will host a conference call and webcast at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time) on Monday, November 3, 2014, to provide a corporate update and discuss third quarter 2014 financial results. Arena will release its financial results before the NASDAQ Global Select Market opens that day. The conference call may be accessed by dialing 877.643.7155 for domestic callers and...

2014-10-27 08:28:41

Visit Booth 517 at 2014 AAPS to Learn How Rottendorf Is Achieving Rapid Growth through Technical and Operational Excellence and Exceptional Customer Service CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rottendorf Pharmaceuticals today reported that it has doubled its annual revenues in the three years since its establishment as the U.S. subsidiary of Rottendorf Pharma GmbH, which has developed formulations and manufactured and packaged solid oral dosage forms for pharmaceutical clients for...


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