02/17/2015 - 10:12am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Lenvima (lenvatinib) for the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer. 

02/17/2015 - 9:54am

Teva Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced the launch of generic versions of Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium injection) as well as generic Zyvox (linezolid) injection. 

 

02/12/2015 - 1:47pm

Sandoz on Thursday launched telmisartan tablets, the generic version of Micardis from Boehringer Ingelheim. The drug is used to treat hypertension, the company said.

 

02/09/2015 - 2:47pm

Daiichi Sankyo on Monday announced that its Savaysa (edoxaban) tablets are now available in pharmacies across the United States. The drug was granted approval from the Food and Drug Administration on Jan. 8 and is used to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients who have a non-valvular atrial fibrillation, as well as for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, the company said.

02/03/2015 - 3:25pm

Zogenix last week announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved a new formulation of the company's Zohydro ER (hydrocodone bitartrate) extended-release capsules, CII.

02/03/2015 - 3:06pm

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly and Co. on Monday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved Glyxambi (empagliflozin/linagliptin) tablets. 

 

02/03/2015 - 2:38pm

Afrezza, an inhaled insulin powder, is now available by prescription in U.S. retail pharmacies, Sanofi and MannKind Corp. announced. The drug is approved by the Food and Drug Administration to control high blood sugar in adults who have type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

 

01/30/2015 - 2:13pm

Janssen Therapeutics on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved its Prezcobix (darunavir 800 mg/cobicistat 150 mg) tablets. The drug is used to treat human immunodeficiency virus in combination with other antiretovirals for treatment-naïve and treatment-experienced adults with no darunavir resistance-associated substitutions, according to the company.

 

01/30/2015 - 11:21am

Diplomat Pharmacy announced Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration has approved an expanded indication of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) for the treatment of Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia (WM).