A dramatic increase in the number of women dying from opioid painkiller overdoses has health officials alarmed.
BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy has been added to the limited-distribution network for a Genentech drug used to treat lung and pancreatic cancers.
Covidien has finished spinning off its pharmaceuticals division, the medical products maker said.
A cancer drug made by Genentech and Astellas is no longer available through ordinary retail channels and is now available only through a limited-distribution network.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a gel formulation of a foot fungus drug made by Merz Pharmaceuticals, according to published reports.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Sunovion and Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co. for bipolar disorder, Sunovion said.
The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve a sleeping pill made by Merck & Co., citing issues with dosage.
A new law in Maine will allow residents of the state to buy drugs through mail-order from licensed pharmacies in other countries, according to published reports.
The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for patients who have received coronary stent implants.
OraSure Technologies, makers of the OraQuick HCV Rapid Antibody Test, on Tuesday announced its support for the new recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
Walgreens announced its app is available for download on mobile phone devices across the Windows Phone 8 platform. A Windows 8 version for desktops and tablets is expected to become available at a later date.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved what's being called the first therapy of its kind to prevent bleeding episodes.
An athletic team consisting entirely of people with diabetes will take part in several professional competitions and speaking events in Canada.
Onco360 is joining the limited-distribution network for two newly approved cancer drugs made by GlaxoSmithKline, the specialty pharmacy company said.
Target has ended its relationship with celebrity chef Paula Deen following reports that she used racial slurs, according to published reports.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Astellas Pharma for treating fungal infections in children.
The Food and Drug Administration has given special designation to a drug made by Raptor Pharmaceuticals for a rare metabolic disease.
Canadian regulators have approved a drug for treating a condition that affects up to three-quarters of women and causes excessive bleeding from the uterus.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval for an experimental treatment for inflammatory bowel disease, the drug maker said.
Mylan Specialty has appointed Roger Graham as president, the Mylan subsidiary said Monday.
Becton, Dickinson and Co. has launched a needle that it said would make insulin injections easier and faster for people with diabetes.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a contraceptive pill for all women of childbearing potential without a prescription, the agency said.
Pharmaceutical wholesaler H.D. Smith will buy a majority interest in a Cincinnati-based patient assistance, pharmaceutical brand support and reimbursement company.
Under a new law, pharmacists in Indiana will be able to provide an expanded range of immunizations that includes human papillomavirus.
A large majority of Americans are taking prescription drugs, according to a new study by the Mayo Clinic.