04/19/2013 - 4:55pm

A report released yesterday by the Bipartisan Policy Center, entitled “A Bipartisan Rx for Patient-Centered Care and System-Wide Cost Containment,” contains a smart, forward-looking and no-cost recommendation that could save the government billions, the Generic Pharmaceutical Association said.

04/19/2013 - 4:27pm

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to two generic diabetes drugs made by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, the Indian drug maker said.

04/18/2013 - 2:33pm

A new study by Kaiser Permanente finds that a large percentage of women with osteoporosis fail to pick up new prescriptions for the condition.

04/18/2013 - 1:34pm

A federal court ruling has allowed Actavis to relaunch a generic contraceptive drug, the company said.

04/18/2013 - 1:08pm

Generic drug maker Hospira has appointed Matt Stober as its SVP operations, the company said.

04/17/2013 - 1:53pm

Generic drug maker Sandoz has launched a generic version of a drug used to treat high blood pressure and angina.

04/16/2013 - 4:49pm

The Food and Drug Administration will not approve generic versions of Purdue Pharma's painkiller OxyContin based on earlier versions of the drug that did not include features to thwart abuse, the agency said.

04/16/2013 - 1:13pm

Purdue Pharma's patent for OxyContin expired Tuesday, opening up the opioid painkiller to generic competition, but authorities have raised concerns about what they call the potential for generic versions to be abused.

04/15/2013 - 4:38pm

Generic makers heralded the fiscal year 2014 budget proposed last week by the Obama administration for its embrace of generic drugs, but were critical of its provisions on patent settlements and rebates.