04/17/2013 - 5:37pm

A Food and Drug Administration panel has recommended that the agency approve an experimental drug for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease made by GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance, the two companies said.

04/17/2013 - 1:27pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a modification to a program added to the labeling of an obesity drug to ensure patient safety.

04/16/2013 - 4:49pm

The Food and Drug Administration will not approve generic versions of Purdue Pharma's painkiller OxyContin based on earlier versions of the drug that did not include features to thwart abuse, the agency said.

04/16/2013 - 2:32pm

Johnson & Johnson's sales increased by 8.5% to $17.5 billion in first quarter 2013, the healthcare products company said Tuesday.

04/16/2013 - 1:13pm

Purdue Pharma's patent for OxyContin expired Tuesday, opening up the opioid painkiller to generic competition, but authorities have raised concerns about what they call the potential for generic versions to be abused.

04/16/2013 - 12:01pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new strength of an antibiotic made by Warner Chilcott, the drug maker said.

04/15/2013 - 3:35pm

Drug maker Mission Pharmacal has raised nearly $850,000 for the March of Dimes since it began supporting the group, the company said, marking its fourth year of support for the organization.

04/12/2013 - 1:43pm

Celgene Corp. chairman and CEO Robert Hugin has been elected as chairman of a pharmaceutical industry trade group.

04/12/2013 - 1:34pm

Drug companies' pharmaceutical portfolio management teams spend most of their time and budgets supporting niche products, according to a new study.