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2011-08-19 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the ADASUVE New Drug Application (NDA) as a complete, class 2 response to the FDA's action letter, with an indicated Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date of February 4, 2012. On August 4, 2011, Alexza resubmitted the ADASUVE NDA, which seeks marketing approval for the rapid treatment of agitation in...

2011-08-18 09:56:00

New PCMA Ad Campaign: Anti-Mail Bill Would Hurt Consumers, Raise Prices for Prescription Drugs WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An ad campaign launched today by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) highlights the comments of a top drugstore lobbyist to show that Assembly Bill 5502-B would raise the cost of prescription medications for consumers and payers in New York. The bill is currently awaiting transmission to Governor Andrew Cuomo for...

2011-08-16 08:48:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC: HEWA) a leading VIPPS accredited retail mail-order pharmacy, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. For the quarter ended June 30, 2011, the Company's net sales increased $753,059 to $2,519,721, up 43% compared to the same period in 2010. This was driven by growth in the Company's prescription business. Prescriptions filled increased from 15,191 to 37,458, up 147% year-over-year....

2011-08-16 08:44:00

Organizations co-sponsor Florida Drug Take Back Day and offer resources to address public health crisis TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) and the C.A.R.E.S. (Collaborating and Acting Responsibly to Ensure Safety) Alliance(SM) have joined Attorney General Pam Bondi in addressing a serious public health issue in Florida - prescription drug abuse. Attorney General Bondi sponsored a proclamation today...

2011-08-16 06:30:00

FRISCO, Texas, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Assured Pharmacy (APHY.PK: pinksheets), a leading specialty pharmacy group providing prescription medications to sufferers of chronic pain, announced net sales of $4,169,807 for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, an increase of $211,229 or 5.3%, from $3,958,578 for the second quarter of 2010. The 5.3 percent increase in sales for the second quarter of 2011 was primarily a result of an increase in the number of prescriptions filled of 2,109 or...

2011-08-15 00:00:04

Leading Canadian online pharmacy Canada Drugs Center has voiced its support for RxRights, an advocate group that seeks to make affordable prescription drugs more available to consumers. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 14, 2011 Leading Canadian online pharmacy Canada Drugs Center has voiced its support for RxRights, an advocate group that seeks to make affordable prescription drugs more available to consumers. In addition to many other organizations, Canada Drugs Center is a member of the...

2011-08-12 00:00:03

Canada Drug Center, one of the leading Canadian online pharmacies, recently announced that it has reached more than 5,000 followers on Twitter and 4,500 fans on Facebook. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Canada Drug Center, one of the leading Canadian online pharmacies, recently announced that it has reached more than 5,100 followers on Twitter and 5,000 fans on Facebook. The Canadian internet pharmacy has a significant social media presence and has gained popularity for offering...

2011-08-11 14:26:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medicare Part D beneficiaries who receive their diabetes medications through a mail-service pharmacy achieved greater adherence than those using retail pharmacies (49.7 percent vs. 42.8 percent), according to a new study conducted by Prescription Solutions by OptumRx and published in the Journal of Medical Economics. "While everyone knows that mail-service pharmacies make prescriptions more affordable, this new study demonstrates they...

2011-08-10 00:00:29

Top Three Steps Americans Can Take to Secure Access to Affordable and Safe Prescription Drugs New York, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Today, Jan Drugs announced sponsorship of Paying the Price, an advocacy movement dedicated to educating patients, lawmakers and journalists about the crisis facing millions of Americans each year - the high price of prescription drugs. The cost of prescription drugs is skyrocketing, and millions of Americans each day make potentially dangerous decisions just to...


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