01/05/2011 - 11:53am

Responding to what she termed an “unprecedented” shortage of prescription medicines for such serious conditions as cancer, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., is promising new legislation to deal with the problem.

01/05/2011 - 11:20am

The Food and Drug Administration has extended by six months the market exclusivity of a lung disease drug for use in children.

01/04/2011 - 4:05pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation is inviting health and pharmacy experts and other researchers to join the Herculean effort to improve patient adherence rates.

01/04/2011 - 2:22pm

Pfizer will pay Danish biotech company Santaris Pharma $14 million for access to its development platform for RNA-based therapies, Pfizer said Tuesday.

01/04/2011 - 10:55am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a topical testosterone replacement therapy made by Endo Pharmaceuticals, Endo said last week.

01/03/2011 - 3:17pm

This past year saw a lower-than-usual number of new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration, due in part to delays at the agency, according to published reports.

01/03/2011 - 2:34pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an update to the label of a Johnson & Johnson drug for HIV, the company said Monday.

01/03/2011 - 10:05am

Former president George W. Bush will deliver the keynote speech at Armada Health Care’s seventh annual Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit, the specialty pharmacy contracting organization said.

12/29/2010 - 7:48pm

Recent news that the FDA has rejected Teva's application for a new lower-dose version of multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone likely will hold off the emergence of a generic version of the drug.