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Novartis goes after Roche asthma medicine Xolair with new drug

Logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis is seen at its branch in Schweizerhalle near Basel, Switzerland, March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann ZURICH (Reuters) – Novartis said it is pushing ahead with a late-stage study of its experimental drug ligelizumab after announcing the medicine outperformed Roche’s Xolair in a Phase II clinical trial against urticaria, also known… Read More »

CMS proposes giving Part D plans greater negotiating power with drug manufacturers.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is considering implementing a policy to ensure enrollees pay the lowest possible price for a prescription drug at the pharmacy counter, after taking into account back-end payments from pharmacies to plans. The policy is being proposed for an as yet-set plan year, but as early as 2020. It… Read More »

'Breakthrough' peanut allergy drug ready for FDA review offers hope for those who suffer

Ashley May USA TODAY Published 10:28 AM EST Nov 19, 2018 A new peanut allergy treatment could hold promise for children who otherwise suffer severe reactions.  The experimental drug that shows it’s possible to build up a peanut tolerance over time is ready for U.S. Food and Drug Administration review. Final research results published in… Read More »