12/18/2013 - 6:11pm

Actelion has launched a topical gel used to treat a kind of skin cancer, the company said.

12/18/2013 - 5:26pm

Perrigo has finalized its acquisition of Elan Corp., Perrigo said Wednesday.

12/18/2013 - 2:39pm

A new study has found a significant increase in the number of high school students who report having abused a common prescription drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, even as abuse of other prescription drugs has decreased or remained low.

12/18/2013 - 1:55pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the agency said Wednesday.

12/18/2013 - 12:50pm

Lupin has launched a generic drug for treating HIV, following its victory in a patent-infringement suit in federal court, the Indian drug maker said Wednesday.

12/18/2013 - 11:49am

The Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency will share data about studies meant to show whether generic drugs are equivalent to their branded counterparts, under a joint program announced Wednesday.

12/18/2013 - 11:31am

The U.S. healthcare system saved $217 billion in 2012 thanks to the use of generic drugs, according to a new report by a generic drug industry trade group.

12/18/2013 - 11:15am

Four school districts have won a competition sponsored by Mylan to raise awareness about dangerous allergic reactions, the company said.

12/18/2013 - 11:13am

AmerisourceBergen on Wednesday announced a CMS Star measure improvement initiative for members of the Good Neighbor Pharmacy network, a group of more than 3,200 independent pharmacies across the nation.