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Private-label meds aim for J&J's recalled brands

Who's picking up the Tylenol slack? Private store brands--and the drugmakers that supply them. In the wake of a series of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) consumer-drug recalls, retailers are

Lilly nabs co-branded insulin deal with Walmart

Walmart has teamed up with a new insulin partner. Beginning in September, the retailing giant will no longer sell Novo Nordisk (NYSE: NVO) insulin under its ReliOn brand name, but instead will market

Caterpillar aims to curtail drug costs

In a move that outlines the growing influence of employers and insurers on drug-buying, heavy equipment maker Caterpillar has instituted a new health plan that will steer workers toward Wal-Mart and

Wal-Mart cuts branded formulary in half

Wal-Mart slashed its employee drug benefits in half, cutting the number of branded meds on its formulary to 128 from 260, BNet Pharma reports. Big-time drugs like Sanofi-Aventis' Ambien CR and

Safeway jumps on $4 generic bandwagon

Just two years ago, Wal-Mart started its program to sell a select list of generic prescription