05/08/2013 - 10:50am

Japanese drug maker Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. will buy Fort Collins, Colo.-based vaccine maker Inviragen for up to $250 million, the two companies said Wednesday.

05/08/2013 - 10:24am

There is as much as $10 billion in branded pharmaceutical sales that could make the switch from prescription-only to over-the counter in the next five years, suggested Joseph Papa, Perrigo chairman, CEO and president, to analysts on Tuesday.

05/06/2013 - 2:18pm

Pfizer is attempting to stem the rise of counterfeit medicines by selling one of its most popular drugs — and one of the most popular targets for counterfeiters — online.

05/06/2013 - 2:07pm

Pregnant women should not use migraine-prevention medications containing valproate sodium due to a higher risk of decreased IQ scores in children, the Food and Drug Administration warned.

05/06/2013 - 12:24pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Merck for treating high cholesterol, the drug maker said.

05/06/2013 - 12:15pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for HIV in infants and toddlers.

05/06/2013 - 11:29am

Retail pharmacies, drug makers and law enforcement have a variety of methods used to fight organized crime, and the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General has drawn up a list of best practices that pharmacies can use to keep stores, drugs, staff and customers safe.

05/06/2013 - 10:14am

An experimental drug regimen under development by AbbVie could change the way hepatitis C is treated, according to a special designation it received from the Food and Drug Administration.

05/03/2013 - 12:16pm

Women who take low-dose oral contraceptives may be at increased risk of chronic pelvic-pain symptoms and pain during sexual climax, according to a new study.