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Upsher-Smith

Upsher-Smith acquires two products from Dr. Reddy’s

Upsher-Smith acquires two products from Dr. Reddy’s

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. – Upsher-Smith recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tosymra (sumatriptan) Nasal Spray, 10 mg, and Zembrace SymTouch (sumatriptan) Injection 3 mg from Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories. The products were previously commercialized through Dr. Reddy’s wholly owned subsidiary, Promius Pharma. Both medications are indicated for the acute treatment of migraine with

Upsher-Smith to commercialize Klor-Con and Potassium Chloride product families

Upsher-Smith to commercialize Klor-Con and Potassium Chloride product families

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Upsher-Smith announced that effective July 1, 2019 it will commercialize the Klor-Con (potassium chloride) and Potassium Chloride product families and will continue its role as manufacturer. “Upsher-Smith is looking forward to commercializing our full line of Klor-Con and Potassium Chloride products,” said Rusty Field, president and chief executive officer, Upsher-Smith. “Our

Upsher-Smith wins two prestigious DIANA Awards

Upsher-Smith wins two prestigious DIANA Awards

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. – Upsher-Smith announced that it has been honored with two Distribution Industry Awards for Notable Achievement in Healthcare (DIANAs) for “Overall Manufacturer of the Year with sales less than $500 Million” and “Branded Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturer of the Year with sales less than $300 Million” by the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA). The

Upsher-Smith hosts pharmacy conference

Upsher-Smith hosts pharmacy conference

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Upsher-Smith recently hosted the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA)/Pharmacists Mutual Leadership Conference at its Maple Grove headquarters on May 20-21, 2019. The two-day conference, which educates newly elected leaders and association executives on best practices in association governance and financial management, aims to strengthen the performance of state and

Upsher-Smith, NASPA honor pharmacists

Upsher-Smith, NASPA honor pharmacists

MAPLE GROVE, MN – Upsher-Smith and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) recently recognized the recipients of the 2018 NASPA Excellence in Innovation Award. Forty pharmacists from across the nation were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the profession of pharmacy. The annual award is coordinated by NASPA and sponsored by Upsher-Smith. Founded

Upsher-Smith celebrates 100 years of serving patients

Upsher-Smith celebrates 100 years of serving patients

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. – Upsher-Smith proudly kicked off its centennial anniversary this month at its headquarters here. Employees came together on January 10, 2019 to mark 100 years of Upsher-Smith’s heritage of formulating and manufacturing quality generics that has ledto improving the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients. In 1919, a young English-born pharmacist,

Jim Spoon named NCPA 2018 Independent Pharmacist of the Year

Jim Spoon named NCPA 2018 Independent Pharmacist of the Year

BOSTON – Jim Spoon, owner of Spoon Drug in Sand Springs, Okla., has been named the National Community Pharmacists Association 2018 Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year. The award is sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories. Spoon received the award at NCPA’s recent 2018 Annual Convention in Boston. The Independent Pharmacist of the Year award recognizes an independent pharmacist

Deborah Bowers named 2018 CPESN Luminary of the Year

Deborah Bowers named 2018 CPESN Luminary of the Year

RALEIGH, N.C.— CPESN USA, a clinically integrated, nationwide organization of pharmacy networks organized to advance community-based pharmacy practice, announced  that Deborah Bowers is the winner of the 2018 CPESN Luminary-of-the-Year Award. Bowers, owner of Yorkville Pharmacy in York, S.C., and lead luminary for CPESN South Carolina is the winner of the annual award sponsored by

Upsher-Smith adds to generic portfolio

Upsher-Smith adds to generic portfolio

MAPLE GROVE, MN – Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC (Upsher-Smith) has added another product to its growing generic portfolio, supporting its commitment to expanding and diversifying its product offerings. Upsher Smith has launched four new products and two line extensions this year. Upsher-Smith’s Bexarotene Capsules, 75 mg, an AB-rated generic version of the branded product, Targretin (bexarotene)

Upsher-Smith featuring Platinum Pass at AHS meeting

Upsher-Smith featuring Platinum Pass at AHS meeting

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Upsher-Smith Laboratories (Upsher-Smith)  announced that it will be featuring Platinum Pass, the latest addition to the Access Pathways Program for Qudexy XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules at the 60th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society (AHS), June 28  to  July 1,  in San Francisco, Calif. The Platinum Pass is designed to eliminate barriers associated with prescribing and provides healthcare

Upsher-Smith rolls out Qudexy XR savings program

Upsher-Smith rolls out Qudexy XR savings program

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc. has launched a new savings and support program for Qudexy XR extended-release capsules, a once-daily, broad-spectrum anti-epileptic medication. Dubbed the “It’s That Simple” program, the initiative is designed to make it easier for doctors to prescribe Qudexy XR (topiramate) and includes a $0 co-payment for eligible patients. Qudexy XR is

NCPA sets up Innovation Center for community pharmacy

NCPA sets up Innovation Center for community pharmacy

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Community Pharmacists Association has created a new Innovation Center to provide resources to help independent pharmacies adapt to the fast-changing health care environment. NCPA said Tuesday that the Innovation Center will develop and offer programs to educate community pharmacists about emerging opportunities in the evolving health care market, as well

Upsher-Smith, NASPA honor pharmacists

Upsher-Smith, NASPA honor pharmacists

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc. and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) have recognized 43 pharmacists from across the country with a 2015 NASPA Excellence in Innovation Award. Upsher-Smith said the pharmacists were honored for their outstanding contributions to the pharmacy profession. More specifically, the Excellence in Innovation Award recognizes pharmacists who