January 8, 2014

News stories about doctor shopping and prescription pad pilfering in pursuit of a pain-pill induced high have become commonplace, prompting many legislators and regulators to consider further restrictions on pain medicines like hydrocodone compounds. But there may be a story that’s not being told — that the patients who suffer from chronic pain and need that hydrocodone to reclaim their lives are being stigmatized. The prevalence of pain pill abuse has left in its wake as many as 116 million legitimate pain sufferers who are finding it more difficult to access their therapies.

July 1, 2015

Teva Pharmaceuticals announced the U.S.-wide availability of generic Aggrenox (aspirin and extended-release dipyridamole) capsules, which contain that can reduce the risk of stroke, on Wednesday.

June 25, 2015

Alcon, a division of Novartis, has announced the U.S. launch of Clear Care Plus Cleaning & Disinfecting Solution containing HydraGlyde Moisture Matrix technology for cleaning and disinfecting contact lenses.

June 25, 2015

Crystal Deodorant, a maker of natural mineral salt deodorant, is launching a new scent to complement its line of natural scented deodorants.

June 24, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma Limited has announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for entacapone tablets USP, 200 mg, the generic equivalent to Comtan Tablets 200 mg.

June 23, 2015

Executives from SoapBox Soaps, one of the recent winners of the Drug Store News’ Best New Product award at ECRM’s 2015 Skin, Bath, Cosmetics & Fragrances event, explain the mission behind their products and why product quality is so important.

June 23, 2015

Teva announced Monday that it had introduced its generic version of Focalin XR (dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride) extended-release capsules in a new 20-mg dosage strength. 

June 16, 2015

The FDA announced on Tuesday that it determined that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not generally recognized as safe for use in human food.

June 16, 2015

 Vitamin and supplement retailer Piping Rock has announced Nature’s Truth as its new wholesale brand.

June 15, 2015

In the past 12 months ended April 19, Zyrtec (McNeil Consumer Healthcare) continues to dominate the allergy category with total retail sales of $332 million.

June 15, 2015

Renpure has developed for 2016 its new Bamboo Coconut Water, which is positioned as the first clear shampoo that is free of sulfates, sodium chloride, dyes, parabens, and gluten in the marketplace.

June 15, 2015

As many as 42% of the patients with a pharmacist on their care team had at least one change to their blood pressure drugs, which leads to improved outcomes, study finds.

June 11, 2015

Loblaw has announced that by the end of 2018, its private brands Life Brand and President's Choice household, beauty and cosmetic products will no longer be formulated using triclosan, phthalates or micro beads.

June 10, 2015

Despite high-profile efforts to implement abuse-deterrent labels and properties on brand-name opioids, advisory company Avalere Health’s latest research notes a key blind spot in the efforts — accessibility.

June 4, 2015

Sandoz has announced that it is introducing guanfacine hydrochloride extended-release tablets, a generic version of Intuniv, in 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-mg dosages.

June 3, 2015

The Pepcid Tastemakers Restaurant Week will be featured in both New York and Chicago.

June 2, 2015

Actavis and Perrigo's application for a generic guaifenesin/PSE product approved by FDA. 

June 2, 2015

The latest addition to Teva’s roster of medication is its generic version of Intuniv (guanfacine) extended release tablets, a non-stimulant meant to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

May 29, 2015

Teva on Friday announced that it would be rolling out a generic version of Lomedia 24 Fe birth control bills. 

May 28, 2015

Camber Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that it had launched antipsychotic drug aripiprazole — a generic version of Abilify — in 2-, 5-, 10-, 15-, 20- and 30-mg dosage strength tablets. 

May 28, 2015

On Thursday Roxane Laboratories announced that its alosetron hydrochloride tablets — a generic version of irritable bowel syndrome treatment Lotronex — was available in 0.5- and 1-mg strength. 

May 26, 2015

A deficiency in iodine can lead to thyroid hormone-related and other health problems, according to CRN. 

May 21, 2015

Glucose Health targets Type-2 diabetics with fiber supplement.  

May 20, 2015

A new vitamin player generated $1 million in its first two weeks on the shelf. And that's just at Target.