11/09/2011 - 11:24am

Salix Pharmaceuticals has entered a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding stock of a provider of gastroenterology and urology therapeutics.

11/09/2011 - 11:23am

Generic drug maker Mylan has bought rights to a drug delivery platform made by Pfizer that will allow it to make generic versions of two GlaxoSmithKline respiratory drugs, Mylan said Wednesday.

11/08/2011 - 3:33pm

Purdue Pharma has launched a new way for fighting pharmacy crime, the drug maker said Tuesday.

11/08/2011 - 11:12am

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday launched a website for patients and caregivers on the safe disposal of needles and other “sharps” that are used at home, at work and while traveling.

11/08/2011 - 11:02am

Eli Lilly and Amylin Pharmaceuticals are ending their diabetes-drug alliance, the two companies said Tuesday.

11/07/2011 - 2:41pm

Sentinel Capital Partners has acquired Sarasota, Fla.-based WellSpring Pharmaceutical, the private equity firm said Monday.

11/07/2011 - 1:21pm

The Food and Drug Administration has appointed a new chief of staff for commissioner Margaret Hamburg, according to a letter sent to agency employees Monday.

11/07/2011 - 11:24am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for preventing stroke in patients with abnormal heart rhythm, the agency said.

11/04/2011 - 3:50pm

In the classic “Arabian Nights” tale of Aladdin and his magic lamp, the evil sorcerer who made Aladdin retrieve the lamp containing the genie attempts to get it back by tricking Aladdin’s wife into giving it to him by roaming through the streets offering to trade “new lamps for old.”