03/05/2013 - 11:23am

Drug maker Actavis is challenging the patent for a drug used to treat testosterone deficiency or absence in men, the company said.

03/04/2013 - 4:03pm

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory application for a new painkiller from Iroko Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said.

03/04/2013 - 3:57pm

The Food and Drug Administration will inspect about 30 compounding pharmacies that it has deemed "high risk," according to published reports.

03/04/2013 - 2:04pm

Automatic spending cuts stemming from the failure of Congress and the White House to reach a budget deal will likely harm the disease-preventing capabilities of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to a new report.

03/04/2013 - 10:16am

The National Community Pharmacists Association submitted written comments urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to take action on a wide range of what NCPA characterizes as "anti-patient, anti-pharmacist practices," the association announced.

03/01/2013 - 5:29pm

Every year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issues a "call letter" to lay out various policies and requirements for the coming program year within the Medicare program.

03/01/2013 - 1:58pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a once-monthly treatment for schizophrenia.

03/01/2013 - 1:51pm

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board is making changes to its certification program that it said would advance pharmacy tech certifications, the group announced.

03/01/2013 - 12:56pm

The Supreme Court will hear arguments later this month in a case that could determine the future of many patent settlements between brand and generic drug makers.