March 13, 2014

Using azithromycin and levofloxacin increases the risk of cardiac arrhythmia and death, according to a study of U.S. veterans.

March 6, 2014

Lupin on Thursday announced that it received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for both its doxycycline capsules and its ciprofloxacin for oral suspension.

February 9, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday issued a public warning that the use of proton-pump inhibitors or H2 blockers may be associated with an increased risk of Clostridium difficile–associated diarrhea, or CDAD.

July 29, 2011

A generic version of a popular pneumonia treatment has entered the market from Hi-Tech Pharmacal.

July 25, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating deep vein thrombosis in patients undergoing knee or hip replacement surgery, a J&J subsidiary said.

July 20, 2011

Hi-Tech Pharmacal has introduced levofloxacin oral solution in the 25-mg/mL strength, the drug maker said Tuesday.

June 22, 2011

Generic drug maker Dr. Reddy’s Labs has launched its version of a popular antibiotic.

June 21, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration Tuesday approved the first generic versions of an antibiotic designed to treat certain infections in people ages 18 years and older.

April 25, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — Hi-Tech Pharmacal announced the tentative approval by the Food and Drug Administration of levofloxacin oral solution in the 25-mg/mL strength, a generic antibiotic. Levofloxacin oral solution is a generic version of Johnson & Johnson’s Levaquin, which had sales of $6 million in 2010, according to IMS Health. Hi-Tech expected to receive final approval in June, when Johnson & Johnson’s patent expires.


April 8, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval to a generic antibiotic made by Hi-Tech Pharmacal, the drug maker said Friday.

February 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Hi-Tech Pharmacal’s generic version of a drug for eye infections.

December 17, 2010

Patent settlements between branded and generic drug companies, sometimes called “pay-for-delay” deals, aren’t going away any time soon.

September 9, 2010

The federal government got a kick in the face Thursday as an appeals court ruled...

July 13, 2010

Unapproved use of a drug used to treat malaria can cause serious side effects, prompting...

March 10, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has given orphan drug designation to an investigational treatment for...

January 4, 2010

A new research program called the Medication Exposure in Pregnancy Risk Evaluation will fund research...