May 22, 2013

Generic drug maker Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has started shipping an authorized generic version of a heart-disease medication made by AstraZeneca.

December 7, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic hypertension drug made by Mylan, the company said.

December 6, 2012

Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has contracted with AstraZeneca to distribute an authorized generic version of a drug used to treat high blood pressure, Par said.

June 2, 2011

A class of drugs commonly used to control blood pressure does not increase patients’ risk of developing cancer, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

February 28, 2010

AstraZeneca plans to buy Merck & Co.’s interest in several drug products that the two...