05/09/2011 - 3:17pm

A West Virginia company has released a medication disposal product designed to allow environmentally safe disposal of unused medicines and render the medicines undesirable to potential drug abusers.

05/09/2011 - 2:53pm

Cypress Pharmaceuticals has launched a generic version of an eye care drug made by Boehringer Ingelheim and marketed by Allergan, the company said.

05/09/2011 - 1:21pm

The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to a treatment made by Mithridion for a rare neurological disorder, Mithridion said Monday.

05/09/2011 - 11:41am

The National Community Pharmacists Association's long-term care division will receive significant financial support from the Managed Health Care Associates, the NCPA announced Monday.

05/09/2011 - 11:17am

The Food and Drug Administration is moving forward in the creation of a regulatory approval pathway for follow-on biologics and is requesting input from stakeholders and the public, the agency said Monday.

05/09/2011 - 10:16am

SinoFresh HealthCare on Friday announced that its board of directors has approved a 1-for-1,000 reverse stock split for its common stock only as part of a broad based plan to restructure the business.

05/09/2011 - 10:02am

Drug maker Merck announced that it has kicked off an initiative that includes a wide range of public education and patient support programs, as well as research efforts to help improve care for people living with chronic hepatitis C virus infections.

05/09/2011 - 9:36am

French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis has shortened its name to Sanofi, the company said.

05/09/2011 - 9:34am

Napo Pharmaceuticals has filed a lawsuit against Salix Pharmaceuticals, alleging that the latter breached commitments under an agreement to develop and commercialize a proprietary gastrointestinal compound.