May 6, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration's Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee on Friday voted 11-4 opposed to switching Merck's allergy remedy Singulair from Rx-to-OTC, according to an Associated Press report.

September 27, 2012

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic drug for treating asthma and allergies, and preventing bronchospasm during exercise, the company said.

August 6, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved several generic versions of a drug used to treat asthma and allergies, the agency said Friday.

November 22, 2010

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. Par Pharmaceutical has begun shipments of a generic treatment for asthma, the drug maker said Monday.

Par announced that it started shipping zafirlukast tablets in the 10-mg and 20-mg strengths. The drug is a generic version of AstraZeneca’s Accolate.

Accolate has sales of $50 million in the United States per year, according to IMS Health.

November 21, 2010

Indian generic drug maker Dr. Reddy’s Labs has launched a version of an asthma drug...

June 9, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to Dr. Reddy’s Labs for a...