02/21/2013 - 12:01pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new vial size for a drug made by CSL Behring to treat a bleeding disorder and an immune disorder, the company said.

02/20/2013 - 2:49pm

A division of drug maker Mylan has distributed auto-injectors of an emergency drug used for severe allergic reactions to schools nationwide.

02/20/2013 - 11:24am

Lobbying groups for the retail pharmacy industry have a few suggestions for the Drug Enforcement Administration for drug take-back programs.

02/19/2013 - 11:37am

The Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review to an experimental drug made by ViiV Healthcare for HIV, the company, a joint venture between British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline and American drug maker Pfizer, announced.

02/19/2013 - 11:28am

The Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission issued a number of warning letters to distributors of "unapproved medicines," noting that because each of the products identified claimed to prevent or treat the cold or flu, they need to be registered and approved by the FDA.

02/19/2013 - 11:18am

Drug maker Gilead Sciences has recalled a single lot of an injected drug used to treat an opportunistic infection in AIDS patients due to the presence of foreign matter, the company said.

02/19/2013 - 10:49am

For the week ended Feb. 9, influenza activity decreased to 3.2% — still above the baseline of 2.2%, but an indicator this year's flu season is on its way out.

02/15/2013 - 12:23pm

According to research published in the New England Journal of Medicine, not all respiratory ailments that generate influenza-like symptoms can be attributed to the flu.

02/15/2013 - 12:18pm

Two Democrats from West Virginia are sponsoring legislation in the House and Senate to combat prescription drug abuse.