Take Care clinics open in Arizona, Illinois
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, has announced the opening of two clinics in Chandler, Ariz., and Oak Lawn, Ill.
The new openings make 17 Take Care Clinics in the Phoenix market and 34 clinics in the Chicago market.
In total, the company operates 334 clinics in 35 markets throughout 19 states.
Take Care Health Systems opens New Orleans clinic
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, has opened a new clinic in the New Orleans area.
The new location makes four Take Care Clinics in that market. In total, the clinic operator has 332 clinics in 35 markets throughout 19 states.
Eli Lilly’s chemotherapy drug granted tentative approval by FDA
ROCKVILLE, Md. The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to a generic version of Eli Lilly & Co.’s chemotherapy drug Gemzar, agency records show.
The FDA issued the tentative approval Monday to Hospira’s 2 g gemcitabine hydrochloride injection. The drug is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, ovarian, breast cancer and others.
Gemzar had worldwide sales of $1.6 billion in 2007, according to Lilly financial data. According to the FDA Orange Book, the drug will lose patent protection next year.