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Week of Mon, Jun 9th, 2014

Kiss Products tabs Alli Simpson as ambassador

For the second straight year, Kiss Products and Broadway Nails have named Australian teen trendsetter, singer and model Alli Simpson as the brand ambassador for imPRESS Press-On Manicure by Broadway Nails, and KISS Looks So Natural Lashes.

Quincy Bioscience introduces Prevagen Chewables

Quincy Bioscience has added a chewable version of its Prevagen memory supplement.

Breckenridge brings Cymbalta generic to market

Breckenridge Pharmaceutical Inc. has launched duloxetine delayed-release capsules, a medication for depression.

Carex launches AccuRelief TENS pain therapy devices

Carex Health Brands has expanded its pain management lineup with the launch of AccuRelief TENS Pain Therapy devices, which employ electronic treatment for pain relief.

Auxilium, Prasco roll out Testim generic

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. has partnered with Prasco LLC to introduce an authorized generic version of Testim testosterone gel.

Mylan releases generic Actonel

Mylan Inc. has launched risedronate sodium tablets (150 mg), indicated for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

QS/1 to enable access to Rx videos from drug labels

QS/1 is partnering with health care solution provider VUCA Health to offer prescription-specific videos and other services to pharmacy patients on demand.

Helen of Troy to buy Healthy Directions

Helen of Troy Ltd. plans to acquire Healthy Directions LLC, a direct-to-consumer retailer of nutritional supplements and other health care products, for $195 million.

PrescribeWellness establishes presence on East Coast

PrescribeWellness, a provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) medication adherence solutions for community pharmacies, has expanded to the East Coast with the opening of a new office in Cincinnati.

Actavis wraps up agreement on Asacol HD patent litigation

Actavis plc has finalized its previously announced agreement with Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. to settle all outstanding patent litigation related to Zydus' generic version of Asacol HD delayed-release tablets.

MADD Virgin Drinks hit shelves at Walgreens stores

MADD Virgin Drinks, a new line of ready-to-serve, alcohol-free drinks, is now available exclusively at about 2,600 Walgreens drug stores nationwide.

Bristol-Myers Squibb promotes exec to COO

Giovanni Caforio has been appointed chief operating officer at Bristol-Myers Squibb and elected to the company's board of directors.

Kellogg teams up with host of 'The Doctors'

Kellogg is partnering with Dr. Travis Stork, host of the Emmy-winning talk show "The Doctors" and a board-certified emergency medicine physician, to educate families about the importance of breakfast and the nutrition they can get from a simple bowl of Kellogg's cereal and milk.

Bayer HealthCare appoints president

Dieter Weinand, president of global commercialization and portfolio management at Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization Inc., has been named president of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals.

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