03/28/2013 - 12:03pm

The generic drug industry's main trade group in Washington has hired a prominent lobbyist to head its government affairs team.

03/27/2013 - 2:15pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug administered through a new line of injection devices made by BD, the company said Wednesday.

03/26/2013 - 10:52am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for opioid dependence made by Actavis, the company said.

03/26/2013 - 9:41am

According to the new report “An In-Depth Look at Keeping Young Children Safe Around Medicines,” released by Safe Kids Worldwide, 7-of-10 emergency department visits for medicine poisonings are due to curious young children getting into their grandparent’s or mother’s medicine that was left within reach.

03/26/2013 - 7:55am

The National Community Pharmacists Association called for the rejection of a proposal made by Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Mark Kirk, R.-Ill., to reschedule Vicodin and other hydrocodone-containing products from Schedule III to Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act.

03/25/2013 - 4:14pm

The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a case that could determine the future of generic drugs in America.

03/25/2013 - 11:33am

Generic drug maker Actavis has reached a deal with AstraZeneca that will allow it to launch a version of a drug used to treat cholesterol in three years, Actavis said Monday.

03/25/2013 - 9:25am

An early look at this season’s reports indicates that about 90% of flu-related pediatric deaths occurred in children who had not received a flu vaccination this season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.

03/21/2013 - 1:53pm

Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia has signed into law the first bill that could limit the reach of follow-on biologics, though the bill includes a two-year sunset clause, meaning it will expire in 2015.