05/09/2016 - 11:57am

A record number of Americans showed up last weekend to turn in their unused prescription drugs, according to the Drug Enforcement Agency. 

05/03/2016 - 2:56pm

The news comes as the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) seeks to reduce the number of antibiotic prescriptions by 15% by 2020.

05/03/2016 - 1:41pm

Kenneth Parks will join the company on June 6 and will oversee all of Mylan’s global finance functions, including accounting and control, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, treasury and tax. 

05/03/2016 - 1:25pm

Due partly to its small patient population, Taro said Keveyis has seen less than $1 million in sales since its launch, making the investment in marketing the drug unsustainable.

05/03/2016 - 11:51am

University of Utah School of Medicine researchers reported that infants 6 months and younger whose mothers were vaccinated when pregnant had a 70% reduction in laboratory-confirmed flu cases. 

05/02/2016 - 1:41pm

Nuplazid (pimavanserin), from Acadia Pharmaceuticals, is the first medication to be approved to treat Parkinson’s-related psychosis, which affects some 40% of the 4-6 million patients with Parkinson’s disease.

05/02/2016 - 12:52pm

According to Veterans Affairs estimates, the price range for IUD costs to the military is $350 to $650 per device. Allergan will offer its IUD to the military treatment facilities and VA hospitals for $55.83.

05/02/2016 - 12:22pm

The new oral formulation is interchangeable with the company’s Fycompa tablets, and Eisai expects to make it available in June.

04/29/2016 - 1:27pm

Under the expansion, a family of four whose household income is about $100,000 is now eligible for discounted or no-cost drugs under the prescription drug program.