09/06/2012 - 11:53am

A panel of Food and Drug Administration experts is recommending that the agency approve an experimental drug for cystic fibrosis made by Novartis, the Swiss drug maker said.

09/05/2012 - 12:07pm

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Wednesday announced that it is participating in the "Team Up. Pressure Down." program to help hypertensive patients more effectively manage and control their high blood pressure — and ultimately prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.

09/05/2012 - 11:43am

Bayer HealthCare and Onyx Pharmaceuticals are seeking approval for a new drug to treat tumors of the gut, the companies said.

09/05/2012 - 11:02am

The Food and Drug Administration will not decide whether to approve a drug for diarrhea in HIV patients as it continues to review the regulatory approval application for it, the drug's manufacturer said.

09/05/2012 - 7:16am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating a rare blood and marrow cancer that affects older adults, the agency said Tuesday.

09/04/2012 - 1:00pm

Generic drug maker Impax Labs has settled with a subsidiary of Sanofi regarding generic versions of two drugs for dialysis patients, Impax said Tuesday.

09/04/2012 - 12:40pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic antidepressant made by Wockhardt, the Indian drug maker said Tuesday.

09/04/2012 - 12:04pm

According to a Food and Drug Administration post Friday, the FDA's Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee will be meeting Nov. 9 regarding the partial switch application from prescription to over the counter of Oxytrol (oxybutynin transdermal system), as submitted by MSD Consumer.

09/04/2012 - 10:56am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of a cancer drug made by Novartis for a type of brain cancer in children, the agency said.