August 19, 2013

Specialty pharmacy CareMed Pharmaceutical Services has been added to a limited-distribution network for a cancer drug sold by Genentech and Astellas Pharma, the company said.

July 24, 2013

Mylan has settled with the makers of a drug used to treat cancer in a patent-infringement lawsuit, the generic drug maker said.

July 15, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic opioid painkiller made by Actavis, the drug maker said.

July 2, 2013

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.

May 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic heart disease drug made by Sandoz, the company said.

April 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Alcon, the drug maker said.

April 9, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for treating nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

April 8, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has launched a generic opioid medication for treating pain, the company said.

April 3, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for allergies in children made by Tris Pharma, the drug maker said.

March 26, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for opioid dependence made by Actavis, the company said.

March 14, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for obsessive compulsive disorder made by Par Pharmaceutical Cos., the drug maker said Thursday.

February 25, 2013

Amneal Pharmaceuticals has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a drug to treat opioid dependence.

February 19, 2013

Drug maker Gilead Sciences has recalled a single lot of an injected drug used to treat an opportunistic infection in AIDS patients due to the presence of foreign matter, the company said.

January 24, 2013

Canadian pharmacy retailer Rexall has unveiled its new flagship private brand, Be.better, a line of more than 100 products available exclusively at the more than 300 corporate Rexall and Rexall Pharma Plus stores.

December 21, 2012

A federal court decision means that a nontamper-resistant formulation of a painkiller made by Endo Health Solutions can enter the market early next month, the drug maker 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.

September 11, 2012

Generic drug maker Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic drug for treating high blood pressure, the company said.

September 7, 2012

A Takeda drug designed to treat hypertension was statistically superior to another drug combination in reducing systolic blood pressure among patients in a 10-week, late-stage clinical trial.

August 23, 2012

A drug maker that specializes in pain medications started the third late-stage trial of a drug for treating pain in patients who have undergone certain surgeries.

August 8, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an oral painkiller made by Perrigo, the drug maker said Wednesday.

December 22, 2011

A Pfizer painkiller appears to produce a much less positive experience for recreational drug users when crushed than when administered whole, according to results of a post-marketing clinical study program.

November 4, 2011

South of France Natural Body Care is launching a social media campaign anchored by its new blog, TheSoapDishMagazine.com, which went live Friday.

October 27, 2011

Mylan has received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a drug designed to treat moderate to severe pain.

August 12, 2011

Lannett announced that it has started shipping morphine sulfate oral solution, a painkiller approved by the Food and Drug Administration in June.