05/24/2012 - 3:42pm

The generic drug industry has applauded the passage of legislation that will expedite the Food and Drug Administration's review of generic drugs and biosimilars, as well as enhance the agency's ability to inspect foreign manufacturing sites.

05/23/2012 - 11:41am

A generic antiretroviral drug for treating HIV infection has won approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

05/23/2012 - 9:23am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic treatment made by Perrigo for fungal infections of the vagina, the company said.

05/23/2012 - 9:05am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for acne made by a GlaxoSmithKline subsidiary.

05/22/2012 - 9:54am

Cirrus Healthcare Products earlier this month announced the launch of its Hello Kitty-licensed earplugs for swimming and sound protection.

05/22/2012 - 9:49am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for Type 1 diabetes in children ages 2 to 5 years.

05/22/2012 - 9:25am

Boehringer Ingelheim last week announced the launch of Dulcolax Laxative Tablets for Women — tablets that are "comfort-coated" to protect a woman's stomach so the active ingredient, bisacodyl, is released only in the large intestine — to correspond with National Women's Health Week.

05/22/2012 - 9:22am

Medical supply manufacturer BD has released a syringe with a shorter needle designed to reduce discomfort in patients with diabetes who must inject insulin, the company said Tuesday.

05/22/2012 - 8:27am

FITT Highway Products on Tuesday announced the initial launch of its F.I.T.T. Energy products — three 2-oz. energy shots — through convenience stores in California and Nevada.