07/05/2012 - 9:28am

The Food and Drug Administration is asking companies to stop manufacturing and distributing unapproved drugs containing the painkiller oxycodone, the agency said Thursday.

07/02/2012 - 9:53am

Bristol-Myers Squibb is acquiring Amylin Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said Friday.

06/29/2012 - 12:20pm

The Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review for an investigational cancer treatment created by Bayer and Onyx Pharmaceuticals.

06/29/2012 - 10:54am

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a drug made by Shionogi for treating vulvar and vaginal atrophy due to menopause.

06/29/2012 - 8:49am

Drug maker Gilead Sciences has submitted a regulatory approval application to the Food and Drug Administration for a drug designed to increase the blood levels of certain drugs for HIV.

06/28/2012 - 1:00pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating overactive bladder made by Astellas Pharma, the agency said Thursday.

06/28/2012 - 12:18pm

A drug maker and a branch of the National Education Association have released a set of education resources designed to curb prescription drug abuse and misuse.

06/28/2012 - 11:38am

A new continuing-education program offered by a national pharmacist professional organization aims to prepare pharmacists to communicate with patients about the safe and effective use of the painkiller acetaminophen.

06/28/2012 - 9:45am

While the Supreme Court on Thursday morning left the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act mostly intact, the court did rule that Congress cannot withhold federal Medicaid spending from a state that does not expand its eligibility requirements under the act.