01/10/2012 - 3:51pm

In a bipartisan effort, Sens. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., and Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, along with 12 of their colleagues, have expressed concerns with draft Federal Upper Limits lists for Medicaid generic drug reimbursement that recently have been published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

01/10/2012 - 2:46pm

A coalition of consumer groups on Tuesday joined its collective voice to the number of constituents opposing the Express Scripts-Medco merger in a letter to the Federal Trade Commission, according to a report filed by Reuters.

01/09/2012 - 1:21pm

Endo Pharmaceuticals announced a short-term supply constraint of analgesic products, including Opana ER, due to the temporary shutdown of a manufacturing facility operated by Novartis Consumer Health.

01/09/2012 - 12:22pm

Following the recent voluntary suspension of operations and shipments from its Lincoln, Neb.-based facility, Novartis Consumer Health announced a voluntary recall of some of its over-the-counter products sold in the United States.

01/09/2012 - 10:34am

Generic drug maker Mylan is challenging the patent on a drug used to treat diabetes, the company said Monday.

01/09/2012 - 10:09am

The American Diabetes Association has announced its officers and board of directors for 2012.

01/06/2012 - 11:10am

The Food and Drug Administration has granted fast-track designation to a drug currently under development by Achillion Pharmaceuticals for hepatitis C, the company said.

01/05/2012 - 1:25pm

A senator from New York is proposing new regulations that would protect pharmacies from robberies, according to published reports.

01/05/2012 - 11:27am

Medtronic has launched a blood-glucose monitor that allows remote monitoring of blood-glucose levels, the company said.