APNS News

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Aug

2017

Express Scripts: DAW 9 for Concerta and Adderall XR

***IMPORTANT*** Effective August 1st 2017

Effective Aug. 1, Express Scripts clients will have the option to require Concerta® and Adderall XR® be dispensed over their generic equivalents.

18

Aug

2017

Envolove : URGENT FDA NOTICE - Pravastatin Sodium Tablets by International Laboratories / Recall - Mislabeling

International Laboratories, LLC is voluntarily recalling one (1) Lot of Pravastatin Sodium Tablets USP 40 mg packaged in bottles of 30 tablets, to the consumer level due to mislabeling.

18

Aug

2017

OptumRx: Recall of Lorazepam Oral Concentrate by Amneal

Effective: August 14th 2017

On August 14, 2017, Amneal announced a recall of some lots of Lorazepam 2 mg/mL oral concentrate because of a defect in the dropper markings.

18

Aug

2017

OptumRx: Louisiana Medicaid - Opioid Prescription Policy

In response to the opioid crisis in Louisiana, there is a statewide cohesive strategy to prevent overdose deaths and combat overutilization and diversion of opioids.

17

Aug

2017

CVS Caremark : Pharmacy Update - Generic Substitution Required

Effective September 1, 2017

CareSource is an existing plan sponsor with CVS Caremark®. Effective September 1, 2017, claims submitted for multi-source brand drugs will reject with the following or similar message:

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