05/27/2014 - 4:07pm

Aurobindo Pharma on May 15 gained approval to produce a generic version of olanzapine orally disintegrating tablets in 5-mg, 10-mg, 15-mg and 20-mg strengths.

05/23/2014 - 10:22am

The Food and Drug Administration took action this week against websites that sell potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription drugs to U.S. consumers.

05/23/2014 - 10:05am

Despite clear evidence of ineffectiveness, guidelines and more than 15 years of educational efforts stating that the antibiotic prescribing rate for acute bronchitis should be zero, the rate was about 70% from 1996 to 2010 and increased during this time period, according to a study in the May 21 issue of JAMA.

05/22/2014 - 11:00am

Prasco Labs on Thursday announced it has entered into a distribution and supply agreement with Recordati Rare Diseases for the rights to distribute ibuprofen lysine injection, the authorized generic version of NeoProfen (ibuprofen lysine).

05/22/2014 - 10:18am

Chirag Patel — co-CEO, chairman and co-founder of Amneal Pharmaceuticals — will be honored with the Alumnus of Distinction Award at New Jersey City University’s American Dream Gala on June 5.

05/22/2014 - 9:37am

Surescripts on Wednesday announced its service has routed more than 1 billion electronic prescriptions in 2013, representing a majority (58%) of all eligible prescriptions in the United States, sent by 73% of all office-based physicians.

05/21/2014 - 12:09pm

According to a report published Monday by JAMA Pediatrics, cost-related barriers to care among children with asthma are concentrated among low-income families with higher cost-sharing levels.

05/16/2014 - 10:34am

Abbott announced a definitive agreement to acquire Latin American pharmaceutical company CFR Pharmaceuticals, more than doubling its Latin American branded generics pharmaceutical presence the company reported.

05/15/2014 - 1:22pm

Greenstone announced the introduction of rifabutin capsules to its product line. The drug is the authorized generic version of Mycobutin.