May 9, 2011

Drug maker Merck announced that it has kicked off an initiative that includes a wide range of public education and patient support programs, as well as research efforts to help improve care for people living with chronic hepatitis C virus infections.

May 6, 2011

Bayer Consumer Care on Friday announced that Frank Garske of California is the grand prize winner of the Alka-Seltzer Said/Heard Mishaps Contest on Facebook.

May 6, 2011

Greenstone has introduced an authorized generic treatment for breast cancer, the generics subsidiary of Pfizer said.

May 6, 2011

Johnson's has kicked off "Treasuring Everyday Joy," an integrated campaign that will benefit the March of Dimes, the company said.

May 6, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Novartis as the first treatment for advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, Novartis said Thursday.

May 5, 2011

FlavoRx and Rochester Drug Cooperative on Thursday announced a long-term distribution agreement designed to bring the FlavoRx brand to more than 950 independent pharmacies serviced by RDC throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Connecticut.

May 4, 2011

Visine is looking to help consumers that experience eye irritation and redness during the summer months.

May 4, 2011

The National Community Pharmacists Association's membership has expanded to include a buying and advertising cooperative that offers rebates and signage to independently owned pharmacies.

May 4, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic oral contraceptive made by Sandoz, the generics arm of Swiss drug maker Novartis said Wednesday.

May 4, 2011

Tic Tac is kicking off summer with two new mint flavors.

May 4, 2011

Sales of cosmetics and toiletries in the United States increased 2.4% to $36.5 billion in 2010 — which is above pre-recession levels — thanks to technological advances, promotional activity and rising consumer confidence, according to worldwide consulting and research firm Kline.

May 3, 2011

Nair is enhancing the hair-removal experience with new products.

May 2, 2011

Multivitamin brand Centrum has teamed up with 5 Factor Diet creator and celebrity personal trainer Harley Pasternak to offer consumers ways to keep their summer resolutions.

May 2, 2011

SnackWell's has overhauled its line of products for women with new portioned, indulgent snacks.

May 2, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals has launched a low-dose chewable contraceptive, the company said Monday.

May 2, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals has launched an authorized generic version of a Johnson & Johnson drug for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder through a subsidiary, Watson said Monday.

April 28, 2011

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and the World Federation of Hemophilia announced Thursday a three-year extension of Bayer’s sponsorship agreement with the WFH.

April 28, 2011

Merck has cleared a hurdle in its effort to buy eye care company Inspire Pharmaceuticals for $430 million, the company said Thursday.

April 27, 2011

A drug designed to reduce the risk of premature birth among pregnant women has been submitted to the Food and Drug Administration for approval.

April 27, 2011

OTC Perspectives magazine on Tuesday named its third annual list of "Top OTC/HBA Marketers of the Year."

April 27, 2011

Pfizer on Wednesday launched its Gold range of child nutrition products, developed to meet the changing nutritional and feeding needs of young children. The Gold range of infant and follow-on formulas and growing-up milks provides the right balance of high-quality nutrients needed to support ideal health, growth and development in growing children.

April 27, 2011

Samuel Adams is bringing its Summer Ale to the most snow-ridden cities in America, according to AccuWeather.

April 27, 2011

Trojan is expanding its Vibrations line of products with two new personal massager devices.

April 26, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new storage option for a hemophilia A treatment made by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said.