05/31/2012 - 12:56pm

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed legislation that reauthorizes the Food and Drug Administration’s prescription drug user fee programs that are scheduled to expire in September. H.R. 5651 passed the House by a vote of 387 to 5.

05/31/2012 - 10:47am

Actavis has launched a generic drug for high blood pressure and chest pain, the company said.

05/31/2012 - 10:30am

The slow economy, cost cutting and lower use of services by patients looking to save money will combine to cause healthcare spending to grow at a "historically" low rate in 2013, according to a new report released Thursday.

05/31/2012 - 9:19am

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has transferred its stock listing from NASDAQ to the New York Stock Exchange, the drug maker said Wednesday.

05/30/2012 - 10:52am

Two supermarket chains owned by Royal Ahold are dispensing prescription pet drugs at their stores, they said Wednesday.

05/30/2012 - 9:48am

A Walgreens study released Wednesday has found that patients starting high cholesterol medication for the first time who participated in enhanced face-to-face counseling sessions with a community pharmacist demonstrated better medication adherence than those who did not participate in the sessions.

05/29/2012 - 3:20pm

Mylan on Tuesday announced that its subsidiary has received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application for atorvastatin calcium tablets, a generic version of Pfizer's Lipitor.

05/29/2012 - 1:40pm

Teva has shuffled some of its executives in an effort to effectively compete in the U.S. generics market, according to published reports.

05/29/2012 - 1:19pm

Generic drug maker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries appointed a new chairman as the company announced big jumps in fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2012 sales and profits.