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First Drug with an Ingestible Sensor Approved

The FDA has approved Abilify MyCite (Otsuka), tablets of aripiprazole embedded with an ingestible sensor that can record that the medication was taken. The tablet with sensor is an attempt to help increase adherence to medication regimens. Aripiprazole is used to

Hey, Amazon: As a pharmacy benefit manager, you could create real competition for drug prices

T wo immense problems plague the prescription drug marketplace: The costs of prescription drugs are spiraling out of control, and few people are able to access accurate information about drugs’ effectiveness, safety, or side effects, all of which are needed for

Pregnant woman got no information on drug linked to birth defects

Department of Health officials are to contact the State drugs regulator about the failure of pharmacies to provide full information on drugs they are dispensing which have potentially life-altering side-effects. Minister for Health Simon Harris said his officials would contact the Health Products