11/11/2013 - 12:35pm

Mylan has launched its generic version of a drug used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, the U.S.-based generic drug maker said Monday.

11/11/2013 - 12:32pm

Indian drug maker Lupin has launched its generic version of a drug used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, the company said Monday.

11/11/2013 - 12:22pm

The voluntary action taken five years ago by manufacturers of cough and cold medicines — namely to no longer recommend the use of OTC cough-cold products in children under the age of 4 years unless directed to do so by a doctor — has worked, according to a study published Monday online by Pediatrics, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

11/11/2013 - 12:02pm

The Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board has certified nearly 50 pharmacists following the first round of exams, the group said Monday.

11/11/2013 - 12:00pm

Electronic prescribing network Surescripts has certified PharMerica, a chain of specialty infusion and institutional pharmacies that serve long-term care centers, for receiving orders for controlled and non-controlled substances over the Surescripts network.

11/11/2013 - 11:05am

Swiss drug maker Novartis is selling its blood transfusion diagnostics business to a Spanish manufacturer for $1.7 billion, Novartis said Monday.

11/11/2013 - 10:59am

Shire will pay $4.2 billion to buy a drug maker specializing in treatments for rare diseases.

11/08/2013 - 5:30pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating epileptic seizures, the agency said Friday.

11/08/2013 - 4:09pm

Drug maker Eisai has launched a new version of a drug used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, the company said Friday.