Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced that Somatuline Depot (lanreotide) Injection 120 mg (referred to as Somatuline) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
The flu continues to pick up in pockets of the Midwest and across the South, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index report, a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity.
Use of cigarettes, alcohol and abuse of prescription pain relievers among teens has declined since 2013, while marijuana use rates were stable, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future survey, released Tuesday.
Greenstone announced the launch of celecoxib — the generic version of Pfizer's Celebrex — to its line of generic pharmaceuticals.
Actavis on Tuesday announced the planned senior management team that will lead the global pharmaceutical company following the successful close of the acquisition of Allergan.
Novartis on Tuesday received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for Signifor long-acting release (pasireotide) for injectable suspension, for intramuscular use.
Dr. Reddy's Labs announced the launch of valganciclovir tablets USP in 450-mg strength.
Cardinal Health has introduced a new tool that gives pharmacists the ability to rapidly analyze antibiotic use trends.
Sanofi Pasteur announced that the FDA approved the supplemental biologics license application for Fluzone Intradermal Quadrivalent vaccine.
After a recent spike in the prices charged for some generic drugs led to outcries from pharmacists, patient advocates and federal lawmakers, a report issued last month suggests that drug costs can be controlled if the Food and Drug Administration changes the way it handles reviews and approvals.