October 18, 2010

Drug maker Purdue Pharma has donated $200,000 to the National Association of State Controlled Substances...

October 12, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration approved a drug to treat and prevent relapse after patients...

October 10, 2010

While the fact that two Food and Drug Administration advisory committees collectively voted 15 opposed...

October 6, 2010

Watson Pharmaceuticals has settled a patent lawsuit with Endo Pharmaceuticals concerning an Endo prescription painkiller,...

October 3, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration turned down a regulatory approval application from Johnson & Johnson...

September 26, 2010

An investigational drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating pain showed significant reduction in...

September 26, 2010

Hi-Tech Pharmacal will market a generic version of a drug used to treat opioid dependence,...

September 21, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review to an opioid painkiller designed to...

September 8, 2010

Residents in North Carolina prescribed controlled substances could receive some attention from more than their...

September 1, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Reckitt Benckiser’s treatment for opioid addiction, Reckitt Benckiser...

August 22, 2010

British drug maker Archimedes Pharma plans to set up its U.S. headquarters in New Jersey,...

August 8, 2010

Endo Pharmaceuticals will acquire Penwest Pharmaceuticals for $168 million, Penwest said Monday....

July 22, 2010

Note to the Food and Drug Administration from the chain pharmacy industry: when it comes...

July 18, 2010

A Johnson & Johnson pain drug produced fewer side effects in patients than oxycodone, according...

July 18, 2010

According to recent studies, anti-drug campaigns haven’t sunk in among a large and growing number...

July 5, 2010

Purdue Pharma has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its analgesic product...

June 23, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to Watson Pharmaceuticals for a generic...

June 17, 2010

Emergency room visits due to abuse of prescription pain relievers more than doubled between 2004...

June 7, 2010

Endo Pharmaceuticals and Penwest Pharmaceuticals will grant Impax Labs a special license to sell a...

June 3, 2010

One-in-5 high school students have abused prescription drugs, according to a survey released Thursday by...

May 23, 2010

Most surveyed physicians who have prescribed a dual-acting opioid painkiller made by Johnson & Johnson...

May 16, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new nasal spray for treating pain....

May 16, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to an Impax Labs drug for...

March 18, 2010

Drug companies had better take a close look at their portfolios and make sure they...