07/01/2014 - 1:04pm

New legislation overseeing compounding pharmacies was introduced Sunday in Massachusetts, according to a report in the Boston Globe.

07/01/2014 - 9:36am

L'Oréal USA announced that it has reached an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission, ending an inquiry regarding certain advertising claims that were discontinued some time ago.

06/30/2014 - 3:54pm

The American Pharmacists Association’s board of trustees went to Capitol Hill last week to talk to members of Congress and their staff about provider status.

06/30/2014 - 12:43pm

Actavis on Monday confirmed that it has filed an abbreviated new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration to market buprenorphine hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride dihydrate sublingual tablets.

06/30/2014 - 10:31am

Afrezza, an inhaled insulin powder meant to treat diabetes patients, was approved Friday by the Food and Drug Administration.

06/27/2014 - 9:32am

Capitol Hill staffers this week learned useful tips from a medical expert on reading and understanding dietary supplement labels, and received a primer on the depth of regulation behind dietary supplement labeling during an educational briefing held by the Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus in cooperation with the leading trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry, the group announced Friday.

06/27/2014 - 9:24am

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday notified health professionals, their provider organizations and caregivers for infants, that prescription oral viscous lidocaine 2% solution should not be used to treat infants and children with teething pain.

06/26/2014 - 5:15pm

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning that certain OTC topical acne products may cause rare but serious and potentially life-threatening allergic reactions or severe irritation.

06/26/2014 - 11:58am

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices on Wednesday voted to recommend a preference for using the nasal spray flu vaccine instead of the flu shot in healthy children ages 2 years to 8 years of age when it is immediately available.