12/22/2011 - 2:17pm

A Pfizer painkiller appears to produce a much less positive experience for recreational drug users when crushed than when administered whole, according to results of a post-marketing clinical study program.

12/22/2011 - 10:10am

Canadian drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals officially owns an Australian drug maker.

12/21/2011 - 2:41pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an HIV drug for children and adolescents, the agency said Wednesday.

12/21/2011 - 12:30pm

Drug maker Santarus has submitted a new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration for a treatment for ulcerative colitis, the company said.

12/21/2011 - 11:32am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for high blood pressure made by Takeda, the drug maker said.

12/21/2011 - 10:01am

The branded subsidiary of Impax Labs has submitted a new drug application for its investigational idiopathic Parkinson's disease treatment to the Food and Drug Administration.

12/20/2011 - 4:02pm

AstraZeneca and Targacept released results of the second of four phase-3 clinical trials that investigated the efficacy and tolerability of a drug that could serve as an adjunct therapy to major depressive disorder patients that had an inadequate response to initial antidepressant therapies.

12/20/2011 - 2:30pm

The market for drugs to treat ulcerative colitis will increase from 2010's $1.7 billion to $3 billion in 2020, according to a new report by market research firm Decision Resources.

12/20/2011 - 1:56pm

Israeli drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is developing a protein that could offer a new way to treat Type 1 diabetes, according to published reports.