January 21, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced approval for Cosentyx (secukinumab), indicated for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

 

December 2, 2014

Ranbaxy Laboratories on Monday announced the launch of Infimab (BOW015), the first Remicade (Infliximab) biosimilar in India. The product was launched at the Indian Rheumatology Association Conference in Chandigarh.

November 24, 2014

Perrigo on Monday announced that it has agreed to market the authorized generic version of Astellas U.S.' Protopic ointment 0.1% and 0.03%. 

November 10, 2014

Greenstone announced the launch of sirolimus tablets. The product is offered in 1-mg and 2-mg dosage strengths in bottles of 100 tablets each. 

October 30, 2014

Dr. Reddy's Labs on Tuesday announced the launch of sirolimus tablets in 1-mg and 2-mg dosage strengths.

September 25, 2014

AbbVie on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Humira (adalimumab) as a treatment for pediatric Crohn's disease patients ages 6 years and older when other treatments haven't worked well enough.

 

July 14, 2014

Shire announced that the company requested and has received a revised proposal from AbbVie that would value a proposed merger deal at $53 billion.

May 6, 2014

Sandoz recently announced that the generic manufacturer continues to advance its biosimilars pipeline that currently has six molecules in the Phase III clinical trial/filing prep phase.

March 31, 2014

Just days after the Food and Drug Administration approved Otezla, a new oral therapy to treat active psoriatic arthritis in adult patients, Avella Specialty Pharmacy on Friday announced that it is prepared to begin distributing the drug.

March 24, 2014

Celgene on Friday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved Otezla (apremilast), the company's oral, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4), for the treatment of adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis.

January 21, 2014

Greenstone, a U.S.-based generic pharmaceutical subsidiary of Pfizer, on Tuesday announced the introduction of Sirolimus to its generic pharmaceutical product line.

January 15, 2014

A new drug for autoimmune diseases from Antares Pharma that the company calls the first of its kind is now available, the drug maker said Wednesday.

January 14, 2014

Drug maker Sandoz has started a late-stage clinical trial of a biotech drug used to treat autoimmune disorders, the company said.

January 9, 2014

Mylan has launched a generic drug for preventing rejection of transplanted organs, the company said Thursday.

December 13, 2013

The Irish High Court has approved Perrigo's pending acquisition of Irish drug maker Elan, the companies said Friday.

November 12, 2013

Hospira had sales of $1 billion in third quarter 2013, the generic drug maker said.

November 5, 2013

A recently released clinical trial has found that patients taking a biotech drug for arthritis and those taking a biosimilar version had similar responses to both treatments.

October 24, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of a drug made by Genentech for rheumatoid arthritis that can be injected into the skin.

October 18, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by UCB for treating a form of arthritis.

October 14, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Antares Pharma for treating rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, the drug maker said Monday.

October 10, 2013

When it comes to laws and regulations, what happens in Europe stays in Europe generally, and doesn’t have much bearing on the United States. But a recent win in Europe for U.S. drug maker Hospira could have some implications for the United States as well.

October 7, 2013

Late-stage clinical data support the efficacy of an experimental drug under development by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Active Biotech for multiple sclerosis, the two companies said.

September 30, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new usage for a drug made by UCB, the drug maker said Monday.

September 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for psoriatic arthritis, the company said Monday.