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Valeant Announces Walgreens Pact And New Distribution To Independent Pharmacies, And More…

Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:11 pm

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has new fulfillment agreements with Walgreens and has indicated it intends to extend this distribution model to additional participating independent retail pharmacies. Valeant also plans to reduce dermatological and ophthalmological products by 10 percent. The reduced pricing will apply to the wholesale list prices of these products and will be phased in over the next six to nine months. This agreement also covers Valeant’s over-the-counter product portfolio. The agreement will enable consumers to access Valeant’s dermatology and ophthalmology products at a lower out-of-pocket cost from more than 8,000 of Walgreens’ U.S. retail pharmacy locations, as well as participating independent retailers. Because of government regulation, the cost-sharing program will not be applicable to patients with government insurance…

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  • As a Dermatology Nurse, I would like a list of the Independent pharmacies that are participating in the Valeant Dermatology Access Program. This will help our patients greatly
    Thanks Dale

  • I’d like to know the list of the participating independent pharmacies in the Valeant Dermatology Access Program

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