10/05/2012 - 12:36pm

Drug maker Takeda announced that its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary has entered a definitive agreement to acquire LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals, a private clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel vaccines for gastrointestinal and respiratory indications.

10/05/2012 - 12:23pm

There's a hot new jelly bean in town.

10/05/2012 - 12:11pm

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Thursday commended a bipartisan group of 13 U.S. representatives for a letter they jointly sent to the Drug Enforcement Administration requesting “clarification, guidance and collaboration,” and suggesting that the federal agency’s efforts in addressing supply chain issues of controlled substances across Florida-based distribution centers and pharmacies may be inadvertently preventing patients from accessing certain prescription drugs for which they have legitimate medical needs and prescriptions.

10/05/2012 - 11:44am

Comedian Larry the Cable Guy over the next three months will be making his way to sporting events across the country to help introduce Procter & Gamble's recently launched Prilosec OTC Wildberry.

10/05/2012 - 11:37am

Sanofi Pasteur will bring its Fluzone Intradermal Vaccine Coop de Quill VacciNation Tour to a San Francisco Walgreens on Oct. 6 as part of its cross-country efforts to raise awareness about the seriousness of influenza and the various vaccine options that are available for adults 18 to 64 years of age this flu season.

10/05/2012 - 11:32am

The Food and Drug Administration has reviewed new data that indicated that budeprion XL (bupropion hydrochloride extended-release tablets) in the 300-mg strength, manufactured by Impax Labs and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, is not therapeutically equivalent to Wellbutrin XL in the 300-mg strength.

10/05/2012 - 11:15am

In partnership with international regulatory and law enforcement agencies, the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced it had taken action against more than 4,100 Internet pharmacies that illegally sell unapproved drugs to consumers.

10/05/2012 - 11:02am

Kroger has become a member of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Million Dollar Club.

10/05/2012 - 10:38am

LDM Group, a provider of behavior-based health management programs, and Minnesota-based pharmacy chain Thrifty White have entered a partnership to support the "Million Hearts" initiative, a national public and private initiative led by the Department of Health and Human Services whose goal is to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over the next five years.