August 2, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a vaccine against meningococcal disease for use among patients of a broader age range than before.

July 26, 2013

A federal court has ruled in favor of generic drug maker Sandoz in a case involving a drug for multiple sclerosis, Sandoz said.

July 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Japanese drug maker Astellas for preventing the body from rejecting transplanted organs, the company said.

July 22, 2013

An announcement Monday by generic drug maker Sandoz gives a glimpse of what could happen in the United States when biosimilars start to become available.

July 17, 2013

Johnson & Johnson will be making a strong comeback across its portfolio of McNeil Consumer Healthcare recalled OTC products in the fourth quarter of this year.

July 2, 2013

Sandoz, the generics division of Swiss drug maker Novartis, announced the launch of metronidazole 1% topical gel, calling it the first generic version of Galderma Labs' Metrogel.

July 2, 2013

Sandoz has started a late-stage clinical trial of a biosimilar version of a drug used to treat autoimmune disorders, hoping the results will support its efforts to win regulatory approval in the United States and Europe.

May 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic heart disease drug made by Sandoz, the company said.

May 22, 2013

Generic drug maker Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has started shipping an authorized generic version of a heart-disease medication made by AstraZeneca.

May 10, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a biotech drug made by Novartis for treating a form of arthritis that affects children, the Swiss drug maker said Friday.

April 24, 2013

A dramatic jump in the rates of misuse of prescription stimulants over the past four years is linked to lax attitudes on the part of parents, according to a new study, though misuse and abuse of prescription opioids has remained flat.

April 23, 2013

Sandoz U.S. Generics Operating Unit VP sales and marketing Rich Tremonte will leave the company.

April 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Alcon, the drug maker said.

April 17, 2013

Generic drug maker Sandoz has launched a generic version of a drug used to treat high blood pressure and angina.

April 4, 2013

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched zoledronic acid injection in the 5 mg-per-100-mL strength, the Indian generic drug maker Thursday.

April 4, 2013

Novartis is promoting the multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya to young people with a new ad campaign in several national magazine's and websites, according to published reports.

April 2, 2013

A ruling by India's high court means cheaper generic versions of a cancer drug will remain available in developing countries, according to published reports.

March 25, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for managing a type of bacterial infection in patients with cystic fibrosis.

March 20, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved and launched two generic contraceptives made by Sandoz, the drug maker said.

March 12, 2013

Actavis is challenging Novartis' patent on a patch used to treat Alzheimer's disease, Actavis said.

March 8, 2013

With private label across analgesics up an estimated 11.3% to $1.7 billion, retailers are going to need to make some tough decisions as two internal analgesic powerhouses — McNeil's Tylenol and Novartis' Excedrin — make their way back onto market after respective recalls.

March 5, 2013

Generic drug maker Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a drug used to treat certain cancers, the company said Tuesday.

February 25, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals for treating tumors of the digestive system, the agency said Monday.

February 8, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to a generic drug for treating hypertension, according to agency records.