April 15, 2014

Prosonix, a speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled respiratory medicines by Design, on Tuesday announced that it has entered into a global licensing agreement with Mylan for its leading inhaled respiratory products, PSX1001 and PSX1050.

February 18, 2014

The one-time $100 million asthma-relief brand Primatene may make a comeback to the marketplace after a more than two-year hiatus.

April 22, 2013

Allermates today announced it is introducing EpiPen, Auvi-Q and asthma inhaler carrying cases.

January 3, 2013

An inhaler for patients with bronchospasm that includes a dose counter has become available from Teva Respiratory, the company said Thursday.

September 18, 2012

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals has launched a drug for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the company said Tuesday.

March 9, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a version of a drug made by Teva that includes a dose counter, the drug maker said.

January 10, 2012

Nicotine replacement therapies designed to help people stop smoking, specifically nicotine patches and nicotine gum, do not appear to be effective in helping smokers quit long-term, even when combined with smoking-cessation counseling, according to a new survey by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Massachusetts Boston posted in an advance online edition of Tobacco Control Monday.

September 22, 2011

Epinephrine inhalers will not be made or sold after Dec. 31, and patients using them should get new prescriptions to replace them, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.

March 16, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced that the only over-the-counter asthma inhaler sold in the United States no longer will be available as of Dec. 31 as part of an international agreement to stop the use of substances that damage the environment.