Aftershocks from last year's nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to a Massachusetts-based compounding pharmacy continued to be felt in a House subcommittee meeting Thursday.
The Touro College of Pharmacy awarded three graduating students for their research into drug interactions, pneumonia treatment and access to birth control pills.
Generic drug maker Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has started shipping an authorized generic version of a heart-disease medication made by AstraZeneca.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic heart disease drug made by Sandoz, the company said.
Spending on specialty drugs is likely to increase by 67% over the next couple of years, according to a new study by pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts.
Impax Labs has launched an authorized generic drug for migraine headaches under a partnership with AstraZeneca, Impax said.
Actavis will acquire Warner Chilcott for $8.5 billion, the drug maker said.
Hospira has reappointed its chief scientific officer after he briefly left the country earlier this year, the generic drug maker said.
Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating cholesterol, the company said.
A federal drug track-and-trace bill has made it out of a congressional committee.