AmerisourceBergen to Acquire H. D. Smith

VALLEY FORGE, PA and SPRINGFIELD, IL, November 20, 2017 – AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE:ABC) and H. D. Smith today announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which AmerisourceBergen will purchase H. D. Smith, the largest independent wholesaler in the U.S., for $815 million in cash. AmerisourceBergen plans to fund the acquisition through the … Read More

Narcan® Nasal Spray

Use: NARCAN® (naloxone hydrochloride) Nasal Spray is an opioid antagonist indicated for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, as manifested by respiratory and/or central nervous system depression. NARCAN®Nasal Spray is intended for immediate administration as emergency therapy in settings where opioids may be present. NARCAN® Nasal Spray is not a substitute for emergency medical care. … Read More

Flu surveillance: we’re in for an early and severe season

There is typically a positive correlation between flu cases in the southern and northern hemispheres. The uptick in flu cases currently in Australia is a good indicator that once America’s flu season starts, cases could potential rise. Today is the first day of winter, and for many Australians with winter comes influenza. According to the … Read More