Content about Menopause

April 1, 2014

Teva Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced the introduction and availability of Raloxifene hydrochloride tablets, USP.

March 24, 2014

Upsher-Smith Laboratories on Monday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which New Jersey-based Vertical Pharmaceuticals has acquired Upsher-Smith's rights to Divigel (estradiol gel) 0.1%, Nexa Plus Rx Prenatal Vitamin, and Provella, a probiotic dietary supplement.

March 12, 2014

A new study suggests that calcium and vitamin D supplements after menopause can improve women's cholesterol profiles, and much of that effect is tied to raising vitamin D levels.

November 6, 2013

Noven Pharmaceuticals has launched a new drug for severe hot flashes nationwide, the company said.

October 10, 2013

i-Health’s Estroven has been dialing up sales tracked within feminine pain relievers. The core brand generated $16.2 million within the last 52 weeks ended Aug. 11 across U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

October 8, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for hot flashes and the prevention of osteoporosis, the agency said.

August 26, 2013

A new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics indicates that it is safe for women to take the medications and vaccinations they need while breast-feeding.

August 8, 2013

With the launch of Procter & Gamble's ZzzQuil, a relatively quiet sleep category has exploded with energy this year. A lot of that has to do with the $121.1 million in sales that ZzzQuil — both tablet and liquid formulations — has generated this year.

July 9, 2013

Sylk USA introduced its new Sylk personal lubricant, a water-based lubricant made from New Zealand kiwi vine extract.

July 2, 2013

i-Health unveiled its Estroven Weight Management, a supplement specifically formulated to address the physical changes of menopause plus deliver on a core benefit of helping peri/menopausal women manage their weight as they go through this stage of life.

June 10, 2013

Pregnant women taking drugs for mental health problems should not stop taking their drugs without first talking to their doctors, experts say.

March 8, 2013

Mass market beauty brands are increasing their focus on serving the skin care needs of post-menopausal women as evidenced by several new launches in the pipeline.

February 26, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for postmenopausal women who experience pain during sex.

January 30, 2013

A patch for treating menopause that the manufacturer calls the smallest is now available.

January 8, 2013

The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program recommended that Casper Labs modify or discontinue certain claims for Calmestra, a dietary supplement marketed as providing relief for symptoms of menopause, including claims that the product has been “clinically proven” to address symptoms of menopause.

October 11, 2012

Mission Pharmacal has launched what it called an alternative to pill therapy for osteoporosis.

September 21, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new usage for an Amgen drug, the drug maker said.

September 21, 2012

Comedic actresses Sherri Shepherd and Cloris Leachman are finding the humor in menopause by headlining the Poise brand’s Hot Flash Road Show, a free comedy tour making stops in New York and Los Angeles this fall that was announced Friday by Kimberly Clark.

June 29, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a drug made by Shionogi for treating vulvar and vaginal atrophy due to menopause.

June 7, 2012

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Wednesday recommended Lunada Biomedical modify or discontinue a certain range of advertising claims for Amberen, a dietary supplement promoted to menopausal women.

March 19, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of a drug for treating and preventing osteoporosis in women after menopause, the agency said Monday.

March 6, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of a drug for postmenopausal women.

March 2, 2012

Watson has launched an authorized generic drug for treating postmenopausal women, the company said Friday.

November 21, 2011

Mylan will begin selling a generic drug for treating symptoms of menopause in two years, the company said Monday.

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