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 29, 2015

Patients were unable to follow approprate treatment protocols for an OTC Lipitor, so Pfizer decided to discountinue its switch application. 

July 28, 2015

A recent study showed that up to 74% of women experienced improvement in their breast discomfort after supplementing their diets with iodine. 

July 27, 2015

The Food and Drug administration announced Friday that it had approved Praluent (alirocumab), a cholesterol-lowering PCSK9 inhibitor injection. 

July 17, 2015

Amneal Pharmaceuticals has introduced four new products since June.

July 17, 2015

Nordic Naturals' sport certification comes from NSF International’s Certified for Sport Program, which helps ensure that nutritional products are free of banned substances or their metabolites.

July 16, 2015

In recent months, copper-infused compression devices have caught the attention of shoppers in the first aid aisle.

From socks to gloves to braces for the back, knee, ankle and elbow, these products are providing pain relief to thousands of weekend warriors and people with circulation problems.

July 16, 2015

Galderma Laboratories announced Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved it Epiduo Forte Gel, an antibiotic-free daily treatment for acne vulgaris.

July 15, 2015

The new guidelines have been expected to increase the number of statin-eligible adults by almost 13 million.

July 14, 2015

A&D's new WellnessConnected app designed to capture overall health data points into an easy-to-read graph for consumers. 

July 13, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration warns patients that prolonged use of NSAIDs could increase risk of heart attack or stroke. 

July 13, 2015

The average lost time worker's compensation claim for workers using opioid painkillers can total as much as $117,000 — 900% higher than the cost for workers who do not take opioid painkillers, the National Safety Council says. 

July 13, 2015

Otsuka Pharmaceutical and H. Lundbeck A/S announced Friday that their new medication Rexulti (brexpiprazole) had been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as an adjunctive treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD) and a treament for schizophrenia. 

July 8, 2015

Finnish beauty brand Lumene is expanding its portfolio with the mid-August launch of its new Time Freeze Instant Lift V-Shaping Serum and Bright Now Vitamin C Shine Control Cream-Gel.

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.