06/12/2014 - 4:36pm

A study published Wednesday on JAMA's website found that diabetes patients taking metformin had a higher risk of all-cause death when insulin was added to their treatment as compared to when sulfonylureas were added to treatment.

06/12/2014 - 11:43am

The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday advanced bipartisan legislation sponsored by full committee vice chair Marsha Blackburn to address the nation’s growing prescription drug abuse epidemic.

06/12/2014 - 9:42am

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, a specialty biopharmaceutical company, on Wednesday announced that it has partnered with Prasco to debut the authorized generic form of Testim gel, which is used to treat adult males with low or no testosterone.

06/11/2014 - 12:58pm

More than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, up from the previous estimate of 26 million in 2010, according to a report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

06/11/2014 - 12:43pm

Mylan on Wednesday announced the launch of risedronate sodium tablets USP, 150 mg. The drug is the generic version of Actonel tablets from Warner Chilcott and is used for the treatment of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women, according to the company.

06/11/2014 - 10:45am

QS/1, a complete healthcare automation solutions provider, on Tuesday announced it is partnering with VUCA Health to offer on-demand prescription-specific videos, as well as other services to engage patients and strengthen customer relationships.

06/10/2014 - 1:42pm

As many as 40% of U.S. narcotic prescriptions in 2011-2012 were written by only 5% of opioid prescribers, according to a study Express Scripts presented Monday at AcademyHealth's annual research meeting.

06/10/2014 - 10:22am

Canada’s Federal court ruled recently that the country’s Patented Medicine Prices Review Board – a federal tribunal that regulates pricing on branded medicines – could not extend price control measures to cover generic drug companies.

06/09/2014 - 12:29pm

Strides Arcolab last week received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for methoxsalen capsules USP, 10-mg (soft gelatin capsules).