01/25/2013 - 12:33pm

Merck on Friday announced the Food and Drug Administration has approved the switch of Oxytrol for Women (oxybutynin transdermal system, 3.9 mg/day) from prescription-only to nonprescription, creating a new category — overactive bladder in women — in the OTC area.

01/25/2013 - 12:10pm

Wellco Brands on Thursday launched Healerz for Noses, a pain relief cream to soothe the skin under the nose that becomes irritated during cold and allergy season.

01/25/2013 - 11:39am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a cancer drug made by Roche unit Genentech, the agency said.

01/24/2013 - 12:52pm

A division of drug maker Teva is partnering with an advocacy group focused on asthma in the launch of a new educational website about the condition.

01/24/2013 - 12:38pm

Perrigo and a subsidiary of K-V Pharmaceutical Co. have launched a new drug for yeast infections in women, the two companies said.

01/24/2013 - 12:29pm

Pampers, part of Procter & Gamble, is expanding its line of Swaddlers diapers, the company announced this week.

01/24/2013 - 12:26pm

One-in-5 consumers between the ages of 35 years and 54 years are choosing products due to a loyalty card discount, SymphonyIRI Group reported Wednesday as part of its fourth quarter 2012 MarketPulse survey.

01/24/2013 - 11:26am

Watson Pharmaceuticals has formally changed its name to Actavis and changed its New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol to ACT, the company said.

01/24/2013 - 10:42am

Crossmark, a sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods industry, has formed BrandMasters, a new experiential marketing agency that will aim to provide turnkey solutions for brands to create meaningful shopper experiences through personal engagement.