01/17/2013 - 12:41pm

More than 5,000 medicines are under development, of which 70% are potentially the first of their class, according to a new report.

01/16/2013 - 3:35pm

Safeway on Wednesday shipped an additional 200,000 doses of flu vaccine to its pharmacies in the U.S.

01/16/2013 - 12:35pm

New York is hoping to battle the theft of highly addictive prescription drugs, such as Oxycontin, by stocking pharmacies with fake pill bottles that are fitted with GPS tracking devices, according to published reports.

01/16/2013 - 11:38am

The Food and Drug Administration has set user fee rates for generic drug companies, the agency said.

01/15/2013 - 6:15pm

The world market for generic drugs will jump more than 15% this year and reach a global total of $127.8 billion, a British market research firm predicted.

01/15/2013 - 6:15pm

The nation’s highest court has agreed to hear three cases stemming from the longstanding but controversial practice by which branded and generic drug makers agree to delay introduction of a me-too medicine as its brand-name counterpart nears the end of its patent protection.

01/15/2013 - 4:40pm

Drug maker Otsuka Pharmaceuticals can keep generic versions of its schizophrenia drug off the market, according to published reports.

01/15/2013 - 4:18pm

The state supreme court in Alabama ruled that brand-name drug companies could be sued if patients suffer complications from generic versions of their medicines, according to published reports.

01/15/2013 - 4:05pm

While replacing a single combination pill for HIV with generics would save the healthcare system money, it could also diminish the effectiveness of treatment, a new study suggests.