August 29, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the latest drug in BD's Simplist line, the company said Thursday.

August 27, 2013

Lawmakers in California have passed a bill that would restrict the use of follow-on versions of biotech drugs known as biosimilars, according to published reports.

August 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental regulatory application from Mylan for a generic antidepressant that was subject last year to scrutiny by the agency amid reports of efficacy problems, Mylan said Thursday.

August 20, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for depression made by Par Pharmaceutical, the drug maker said.

August 20, 2013

A variety of macroeconomic factors are driving growth in the generic drug market in Southeast Asia.

August 13, 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this past weekend announced new fee rates for fiscal year 2014, including the abbreviated new drug application fee.

August 12, 2013

This year, generic drugs account for 83% of all drugs dispensed in the United States, and that figure is set to get even larger over the next few years. That was among the takeaways from IMS Health VP industry relations Doug Long’s presentation Sunday morning.

August 8, 2013

The world is turning generic. That's the takeaway from the latest trends in the drug industry, according to IMS Health.

August 8, 2013

The Supreme Court usually has a lot on its plate in any given year, but this year's term included a pretty big case for the pharmaceutical industry: the Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis, which concerned legal settlements between branded and generic drug makers that often occur when the latter attempts to market a generic drug before the former's patents have expired.

August 6, 2013

Hospira posted sales of $1 billion during second quarter 2013, a 0.7% decrease compared with second quarter 2012, the generic drug maker said.

August 5, 2013

Amneal Pharmaceuticals has introduced five new generic drugs, the company said.

July 29, 2013

Actavis hopes to become the first to market a generic drug for treating chronic pain, the company said.

July 29, 2013

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic drug used to treat Alzheimer's disease, the company said.

July 29, 2013

Drug maker Pfizer is planning to split its commercial division into three business lines that will separate its branded and generic products, the company said Monday.

July 26, 2013

A federal court has ruled in favor of generic drug maker Sandoz in a case involving a drug for multiple sclerosis, Sandoz said.

July 25, 2013

Mylan and Orion Corp. have settled a patent-infringement suit over a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease.

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 22, 2013

A new bill would exempt user fees paid by drug companies to the Food and Drug Administration — including those of generic drug makers — from the automatic federal budget cuts that went into effect in March, commonly known as the sequester.

July 22, 2013

Decisions on whether to bring new generic drugs to market depend significantly on companies' ability to settle patent lawsuits filed by branded drug companies, according to a new white paper.

July 18, 2013

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries has appointed Dilip Shanghvi as chairman, the Israeli generic drug maker said Thursday.

July 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic epilepsy and bipolar disorder drug made by Actavis, the drug maker said.

July 15, 2013

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating cholesterol problems, the company said Monday.

July 12, 2013

Actavis is looking to become the first to market a generic drug for epilepsy, the company said.

July 12, 2013

The Indian generic drug maker announced the approval of repaglinide tablets in the 1-mg and 2-mg strengths, which are used in combination with diet and exercise to improve blood-sugar control in patients with Type 2 diabetes.