01/23/2013 - 3:18pm

A new study indicated that some parents may not be sufficiently concerned about misuse of narcotic painkillers by children and teenagers.

01/23/2013 - 12:04pm

The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Tuesday joined forces to honor the Bucks County, Pa.-based Bucks Promise for Youth and Communities with this year’s Dose of Prevention award.

01/22/2013 - 3:45pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic contraceptive made by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said Tuesday.

01/22/2013 - 11:18am

Perrigo announced that it has begun shipments of over-the-counter nicotine polacrilex mini lozenge USP, 2 mg (mint flavor) and 4 mg (mint flavor), comparable to GlaxoSmithKline's Nicorette mini lozenge.

01/22/2013 - 11:13am

H. D. Smith announced the establishment of H. D. Smith Specialty Solutions, an organization structured to provide focus and alignment around specialty and traditional brand products, solutions and services.

01/21/2013 - 3:56pm

While regulations for biosimilars work their way through the Food and Drug Administration, state governments are already looking at legislation concerning the substitution of biosimilars for their branded counterparts, according to a legal affairs blog focused on the FDA.

01/18/2013 - 2:36pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a slight drop in influenza-like illnesses across the country, but even so the season is still going strong.

01/18/2013 - 11:13am

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates as the keynote speaker for the 2013 NACDS Annual Meeting.

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.