Prescription Drug News

10/5/2017 4:45 PM
The latest prescription drug news information, packaging updates and medication changes.
 
10/5/2017 Taro Medication Guidelines are online
 
10/2/2017 Duragesic Product Packaging Design Update
 
9/6/2017 Carafate Oral Suspension product labeling updated
 
5/17/2017 Aranesp® (darbepoetin alfa) USPI, IFU, and packaging updates.
 
4/7/2017 Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) Updates to Genentech Product Packaging Identification Information
 
3/28/2017 BD to cease manufacturing Ultra-Fine Lancets for blood glucose monitoring
 
3/22/2017 Bristol-Myers Squibb announces color of the Kenalog®-40mg/1mL (NDC #0003-0293-05) cap will be changing from a gray flip-off aluminum seal to a red flip-off aluminum seal.
 
2/27/2017 Zepatier prescribing information has been updated
 
2/3/2017 AstraZeneca is changing the bottle caps of TOPROL XL
 
1/31/2017 2017 TRULICITY® (dulaglutide injection) will have two different packaging appearances available in the marketplace at the same time
 
1/13/2017 Product Package Change for Belsomra
 
12/12/2016 Impax Epinephrine Auto-Injector Fact Sheet
 
12/2/2016 Perrigo announcement on Clindisse Billing Unit Standard Change: It is important to note that Clindesse is sold in a Unit of Measure package. Pharmacies filing for patient insurance should always list a quantity of “1 dose of 5g”, not “5 doses”. Clindesse is a onetime-use product that most often does not require a refill. Any quantity greater than “1 dose of 5g” may result in the patient’s insurance plan rejecting the prescription.
 
11/4/2016 QBRELIS: FDA approved Lisinopril Oral Solution
11/2/2016 Prescription required for BD U-500 syringe use with Humulin R U-500 vial MUTUAL SKU# 235-853 Read PDF
10/7/2016 Jardiance or Synjardy Exclusive Coverage on Anthem Commercial
6/10/2016 Takeda renames Brintellix to Trintellix
6/9/2016 Kenalog Cap Color Change
5/18/2016 UCB announces Cimzia Syringe Change
5/17/2016 Sanofi Pasteur Fluzone Packaging update
1/29/2016 OTC Refrigerated Florajen for adults and Florajen for kids info 
1/26/2016 Read up on recent products Tresiba by Novo Nordisk and Enstilar by LEO