07/02/2014 - 12:17pm

Larry Hausner, CEO of the American Diabetes Association, on Tuesday announced that he will step down as CEO, effective July 31, 2014, to pursue new opportunities in his native New York metro area.

07/02/2014 - 11:22am

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued several policy documents regarding compounding as part of the agency’s continuing effort to implement the compounding provisions of the Drug Quality and Security Act enacted in November 2013. 

07/02/2014 - 7:32am

Health care providers wrote 259 million prescriptions for opioid painkillers in 2012 — many more in some states than in others — according to a Vital Signs report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that highlights the danger of overdose.

07/02/2014 - 7:19am

As many as 32 organizations on Tuesday signed a letter calling on the Food and Drug Administration to require biologics and biosimilars to have the same International Nonproprietary Name, a practice currently in use in Europe and other markets.

07/01/2014 - 1:04pm

New legislation overseeing compounding pharmacies was introduced Sunday in Massachusetts, according to a report in the Boston Globe.

07/01/2014 - 12:50pm

Actavis and Forest Labs. on Monday announced that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve Actavis' proposed acquisition of Forest.

07/01/2014 - 12:19pm

Walgreens is currently piloting two MedAvail self-service pharmacy kiosks — one located at one of its distribution centers and a second at an Access Health Clinic. 

06/30/2014 - 12:43pm

Actavis on Monday confirmed that it has filed an abbreviated new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration to market buprenorphine hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride dihydrate sublingual tablets.

06/27/2014 - 1:07pm

Ohm Labs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ranbaxy Labs, on Friday announced that it received approval from the Food and Drug Administration to manufacture and market valsartan tablets in 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg and 320 mg dosage strengths.