10/11/2013 - 2:05pm

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals will have exclusive rights to market a drug for erectile dysfunction in the United States and Canada, under a new licensing agreement with the drug's manufacturer.

10/11/2013 - 9:04am

The global market for drugs to treat constipation resulting from use of opioid painkillers will increase more than tenfold by 2017, according to new research.

10/10/2013 - 2:04pm

One of the Food and Drug Administration's top regulators is not retiring, contrary to rumors reported in news media Thursday.

10/10/2013 - 1:46pm

A coalition of organizations that includes major retail pharmacy and drug manufacturing groups is warning consumers against purchasing drug from foreign, online outlets.

10/10/2013 - 1:30pm

A new strength of a drug for athlete's foot made by Merz Pharma Group has become available, the company said Thursday.

10/10/2013 - 12:43pm

The drug market in Brazil is expected to grow to nearly $60 billion by the next decade, but problems remain with coverage of the population, according to a new report.

10/10/2013 - 9:55am

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson has acquired rights to an experimental drug for hepatitis C from GlaxoSmithKline.

10/09/2013 - 1:42pm

A new law in Maine will allow consumers to purchase drugs by mail order from some pharmacies overseas, according to published reports.

10/09/2013 - 11:35am

Flu is at the top of the list of diseases older adults plan to ask about, according to results from a new Harris Interactive consumer awareness survey, sponsored by Merck. Most of the more than 600 surveyed adults age 60 years and older are at least somewhat likely to ask their healthcare professional about preventing the flu this year, and are significantly more likely to ask about this than prevention of such other potentially serious diseases as shingles.