Drug maker Bristol Myers (BMY) posted earnings of $0.71 per share on Tuesday, beating analyst estimates. Revenue was also higher than expected, coming in at $4.04B - a 6 percent increase on last year's numbers.The bio-pharmaceutical company benefited from increased sales of its depression treatment Abilify this quarter, but is facing competition from similar copies of the drug in the US. The New York based company was hit by the strong dollar but remains optimistic about its pipeline of immunotherapy cancer drugs and latest Hepatitis C treatments. Sales of the company's latest cancer drug Opdivo missed Wall Street expectations which knocked the stock price in this morning.
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Community pharmacists are the health professionals most accessible to the public. They supply medicines in accordance with a prescription or, when legally permitted, sell them without a prescription. In addition to ensuring an accurate supply of appropriate products, their professional activities also cover counselling of patients at the time of dispensing of prescription and non-prescription drugs, drug information to health professionals, patients and the general public, and participation in health-promotion programmes. They maintain links with other health professionals in primary health care.