07/09/2013 - 10:31am

The Food and Drug Administration has made a significant dent in its large backlog of generic drug applications thanks to amendments to last year's reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act, the agency said.

07/08/2013 - 11:31am

Nearly 30 children have been accidentally poisoned by opioid painkiller patches since 1997, according to the Food and Drug Administration, prompting the agency to issue disposal guidelines.

07/08/2013 - 11:22am

Inquiries by pharmacists with doctors regarding the rationale behind prescriptions, diagnoses and treatment plans are inappropriate, according to a new resolution by the American Medical Association.

07/08/2013 - 11:02am

Impax Labs has appointed Mary Pendergast to its board of directors, the generic drug maker said.

07/03/2013 - 11:10am

Drug maker Impax Labs is hoping to become the first to market a generic version of a drug used to treat incontinence and overactive bladder, the company said Wednesday.

07/02/2013 - 5:15pm

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

07/02/2013 - 12:01pm

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

07/02/2013 - 10:38am

Sandoz has started a late-stage clinical trial of a biosimilar version of a drug used to treat autoimmune disorders, hoping the results will support its efforts to win regulatory approval in the United States and Europe.

07/02/2013 - 10:14am

Sandoz, the generics division of Swiss drug maker Novartis, announced the launch of metronidazole 1% topical gel, calling it the first generic version of Galderma Labs' Metrogel.