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EpiPen

FDA extends EpiPen expiration date to combat shortage

FDA extends EpiPen expiration date to combat shortage

WASHINGTON — Facing a national shortage of EpiPens, the Food and Drug Administration has extended the expiration dates of certain lots of the life-saving allergy drug by four months. The extensions apply to the 0.3 mg dose of EpiPen and its authorized generic, with current expiration dates between April and December 2018, according to a statement

Mylan, DOJ finalize settlement on EpiPen

Mylan, DOJ finalize settlement on EpiPen

PITTSBURGH — Mylan Inc. and Mylan Specialty L.P. have entered an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice finalizing the $465 million Medicaid drug rebate settlement last fall. Mylan said late Thursday that the settlement, announced Oct. 7, resolves claims over the classification of the EpiPen and EpiPen Jr epinephrine auto-injectors in the Medicaid Drug

Kmart Pharmacy serves up low-cost EpiPen generic

Kmart Pharmacy serves up low-cost EpiPen generic

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Kmart Pharmacy is tackling the cost issue with epinephrine auto-injectors for anaphylaxis by knocking down the price of a generic version. Kmart said Tuesday that in response to the sharp hikes in price of epinephrine auto-injector pens, it has lowered the cost of the generic version of Adrenaclick to as low

CVS offers low-cost EpiPen alternative

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is providing a low-cost alternative Mylan’s EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector for anaphylaxis. CVS has made Impax Laboratories’ epinephrine auto-injector available at all CVS Pharmacy drug stores at a cash price of $109.99 for a two-pack. That compares with a cash price of $649.99 for the branded EpiPen and $339.99 for the

CVS serves up low-cost EpiPen option

CVS serves up low-cost EpiPen option

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — In the wake of the public outcry over pricing for Mylan’s EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector for anaphylaxis, CVS Health announced that it’s providing a low-cost alternative. CVS said Thursday that Impax Laboratories’ authorized generic for the Adrenaclick epinephrine auto-injector is now available at all CVS Pharmacy drug stores at a cash price of $109.99

Kaleo set to bring back Auvi-Q epinephrine injector

Kaleo set to bring back Auvi-Q epinephrine injector

RICHMOND, Va. — Pharmaceutical company Kaleo plans to reintroduce the Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injector to the U.S. market in the first half of 2017. For emergency use in treating life-threatening allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis, Auvi-Q is expected to provide an option to the EpiPen from Mylan Inc., which has been lambasted by government officials, the

Video: Mylan CEO testifies at EpiPen hearing

Video: Mylan CEO testifies at EpiPen hearing

Mylan CEO Heather Bresch gave testimony at a hearing Wednesday afternoon by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform over the sharp price hike for the EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector since the company acquired the product in 2007. The EpiPen is used for treating anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz (R.,

Impax highlights its generic epinephrine auto-injector

Impax highlights its generic epinephrine auto-injector

HAYWARD, Calif. — Impax Laboratories Inc. is spotlighting its generic epinephrine auto-injector amid a public outcry over the cost of emergency medication for anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. In what Impax called an update, the company said it’s providing additional information to patients, doctors and customers about its epinephrine injection auto-injector in 0.15-mg and

Mylan set to launch generic EpiPen

Mylan set to launch generic EpiPen

PITTSBURGH — In what chief executive officer Heather Bresch called “an extraordinary commercial response,” Mylan N.V. plans to release a generic version of its EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector for anaphylaxis, answering public demands to lower the cost of the potentially life-saving product. Mylan said Monday that its U.S. subsidiary expects to roll out the generic EpiPen

Senators question pricing of Mylan’s EpiPen

Senators question pricing of Mylan’s EpiPen

NEW YORK — Senate leaders have voiced concerns about a price surge for Mylan Inc.’s EpiPen, an epinephrine auto-injector for treating anaphylaxis, or potentially life-threatening allergic reactions. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R, Iowa), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Sens. Susan Collins (R., Maine) and Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.), chairman and ranking member of the