07/21/2014 - 2:44pm

The Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is providing an update to key leadership positions within the Office of Generic Drugs, the agency announced.

07/21/2014 - 11:27am

Commentary published online Monday addresses the controversy surrounding the high costs of new Hepatitis C virus treatments and implications for the growing specialty pharmacy market. 

 

07/17/2014 - 9:34am

Mylan on Thursday announced that the U.S. District Court for the district of New Jersey granted its motion for a permanent injunction against GlaxoSmithKline in relation to paroxetine CR, the generic version of GSK's Paxil CR.

07/16/2014 - 1:18pm

HelpAround on Wednesday launched a mobile platform for people with diabetes — and their friends, family and caregivers — that reveals fellow ‘diabetes helpers’ from the crowd, helping people resolve sudden health crises, such as getting caught without essential over-the-counter blood glucose test strips.

07/16/2014 - 9:22am

RetireSafe, a grassroots organization advocating on behalf of America’s seniors on Tuesday released a survey finding that seniors overwhelmingly support strong patient safeguards for biosimilar medications. 

07/15/2014 - 3:05pm

Current programs to dispose of unused medicines in the home are sufficient, argued representatives of industry in appealing a provision put into place by a San Francisco-area county that would place the burden of recapturing these medicines on the manufacturer.

07/15/2014 - 11:20am

Giant Eagle last week added prescription blood-pressure medications lisinopril and lisinopril HCTZ to the list of several antibiotics that the chain provides for free to its patients, according to a report in the Columbus Dispatch

07/14/2014 - 2:08pm

Upsher-Smith Labs on Monday announced the launch of topiramate extended-release capsules, an authorized generic version of Qudexy XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules.

07/14/2014 - 2:02pm

Re-introducing a type of polio vaccine that fell out of favour in the 1960s could hasten eradication of the disease, according to new research.