January 15, 2013

Drug maker Otsuka Pharmaceuticals can keep generic versions of its schizophrenia drug off the market, according to published reports.

January 10, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is ordering the makers of several sleep drugs to lower the dosage due to the risk that they can impair patients the morning after, the agency said Thursday.

January 3, 2013

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic drug for treating baldness, the Indian drug maker said.

January 2, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration last week approved the anti-clotting drug Eliquis (apixaban), an oral tablet used to reduce the risk of stroke and dangerous blood clots in patients with atrial fibrillation that is not caused by a heart valve problem. Eliquis is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb, and marketed by BMS and Pfizer.

December 28, 2012

Teva Pharmaceuticals has received approval of their new drug application for topotecan hydrochloride injection, a treatment for small cell lung cancer, according to Food and Drug Administration records.

November 19, 2012

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic drug for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension, the company said.

November 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug made by Mylan for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension, the drug maker said Tuesday.

November 12, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for pulmonary arterial hypertension made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said Monday.

October 19, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to a new drug for HIV made by an Indian company.

October 15, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals announced that its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, has received Food and Drug Administration approval on its abbreviated new drug application for irbesartan tablets — the generic equivalent to Sanofi's Avapro — in the 75-mg, 150-mg and 300-mg strengths.

September 28, 2012

Generic drug maker Mylan has received regulatory approval for a drug used to treat high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, the company said Friday.

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

Indian drug maker Wockhardt has received tentative approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a generic version of a Pfizer psychiatric drug.

August 18, 2011

Generic drug maker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has received regulatory approval for a drug designed to treat an enlarged prostate.

March 28, 2011

The generics division of drug maker Pfizer is recalling supplies of two drugs due to possible mislabeling.

May 10, 2010

Glenmark Generics has reached a settlement with Merck over a cholesterol drug, Glenmark partner Par...