09/24/2012 - 1:11pm

The Food and Drug Administration is creating a new task force to support the development of new drugs for bacterial infections, the agency said Monday.

09/24/2012 - 10:51am

Generic drug maker Sandoz has launched an authorized generic version of a drug used to treat hypertension.

09/24/2012 - 10:00am

The retail health clinic and urgent care center market currently is worth about $10 billion and is poised for strong growth in the coming years as the shortage of primary care physicians and crowded emergency rooms increasingly move patients to retail sites, according to new data by Marketdata Enterprises, an independent market research publisher.

09/24/2012 - 9:46am

Pharmacy staff, law-enforcement officials and loss-prevention personnel can follow updates about pharmacy robberies, burglaries and potential threats in their area through Twitter updates by a drug maker that developed a program to combat pharmacy crime.

09/24/2012 - 9:43am

McKesson on Monday named Mark Walchirk president of its U.S. pharmaceutical division, effective immediately.

09/21/2012 - 12:28pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a blood pressure medication made by Mylan.

09/21/2012 - 9:15am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for motion sickness made by Mylan.

09/20/2012 - 10:20am

Drug maker Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic antibiotic drug, the company said Thursday.

09/18/2012 - 2:43pm

Over the last few years of DSN’s coverage of the impending patent cliff and how it would affect the generic drug industry, IMS Health VP industry relations Doug Long predicted that the gradual commoditization of primary care drugs — long the lifeblood of generic drug makers — would lead to consolidation of the industry.