April 18, 2014

Actavis on Friday announced that it has entered into agreements with Akorn and Hi-Tech Pharmacal to purchase four currently marketed products and one product under development for cash consideration.

March 10, 2014

Ansell, the makers of LifeStyles Condoms, announced the launch of Epic, a new sexual enhancement product for males.

September 10, 2013

Wellco Brands' debut product Healerz For Noses was selected for Walmart's Get On The Shelf contest earlier this year.

March 8, 2013

Last year the Food and Drug Administration warned parents against using the ingredient benzocaine in children to relieve oral pain.

November 7, 2012

Absorption Pharmaceuticals recently launched Promescent, an over-the-counter lidocaine-based spray indicated for premature ejaculation.

August 24, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic medicated patch for treating pain made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, the company said.

June 6, 2012

Ferndale Healthcare on Monday announced the launch of RectiCare Anorectal cream, an over-the-counter therapy to help relieve the pain and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids.

May 31, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday warned parents against administering benzocaine to their teething babies and advised that parents not use benzocaine at all in children under the age of 2 years unless under the supervision of a family physician.

April 7, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday posted a notification to healthcare professionals and patients that the agency continues to receive reports of methemoglobinemia, a serious and potentially fatal adverse effect, associated with benzocaine products, which are available as a spray, gel and liquids sold over the counter.

March 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a topical pain treatment made by Hi-Tech Pharmacal, the drug maker said Thursday.

January 18, 2010

Watson Pharmaceuticals has filed for regulatory approval of a generic version of a pain drug...