May 30, 2014

Mission Pharmacal on Thursday announced that it has begun the promotion of Elestrin (estradiol gel) 0.06% in the United States through an agreement with Meda AB. The drug is a used as a topical hormone replacement gel to help treat hot flashes caused by menopause.

February 26, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for postmenopausal women who experience pain during sex.

January 30, 2013

A patch for treating menopause that the manufacturer calls the smallest is now available.

June 29, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a drug made by Shionogi for treating vulvar and vaginal atrophy due to menopause.

March 2, 2012

Watson has launched an authorized generic drug for treating postmenopausal women, the company said Friday.

November 21, 2011

Mylan will begin selling a generic drug for treating symptoms of menopause in two years, the company said Monday.

March 2, 2011

A group of drug makers have sued Mylan over its attempt to gain Food and Drug Administration approval for a generic menopause drug, Mylan said Tuesday.

January 26, 2011

Smoking before menopause, especially prior to giving birth, may be associated with a modest increase in the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a report in the Jan. 24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine.

May 19, 2010

Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk will remove 25 microgram doses of a treatment for atrophic...

May 17, 2010

A branded drug made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries reduced the frequency of nighttime awakenings due...