07/02/2013 - 4:15pm

A dramatic increase in the number of women dying from opioid painkiller overdoses has health officials alarmed.

07/02/2013 - 1:29pm

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy has been added to the limited-distribution network for a Genentech drug used to treat lung and pancreatic cancers.

07/02/2013 - 12:44pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a gel formulation of a foot fungus drug made by Merz Pharmaceuticals, according to published reports.

07/02/2013 - 11:01am

Covidien has finished spinning off its pharmaceuticals division, the medical products maker said.

07/02/2013 - 10:44am

A cancer drug made by Genentech and Astellas is no longer available through ordinary retail channels and is now available only through a limited-distribution network.

07/01/2013 - 3:45pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Sunovion and Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co. for bipolar disorder, Sunovion said.

07/01/2013 - 2:36pm

A new law in Maine will allow residents of the state to buy drugs through mail-order from licensed pharmacies in other countries, according to published reports.

07/01/2013 - 2:11pm

The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve a sleeping pill made by Merck & Co., citing issues with dosage.

06/28/2013 - 11:07am

The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for patients who have received coronary stent implants.