December 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved revisions to the labeling of a leukemia drug made by Ariad Pharmaceuticals that allow the company to resume selling it, the company said.

December 17, 2013

Greenstone has launched a version of a drug used to treat fungal infections, the company said.

December 4, 2013

The availability of new generic drugs for treating HIV will erode sales of HIV antiretroviral drugs into the next decade in developed countries, according to a new report.

December 3, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to a generic drug for treating community-acquired pneumonia, agency records showed.

December 3, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to a generic drug used to treat prostate disease, agency records showed.

November 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals for treating thyroid cancer, the agency said Friday.

November 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has granted regular approval to a new drug made by Pfizer for treating a form of lung cancer, the drug maker said.

November 4, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has asked Ariad Pharmaceuticals to suspend marketing and sales of a chemotherapy drug for leukemia due to the risk of life-threatening side effects, the agency said.

October 10, 2013

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson has acquired rights to an experimental drug for hepatitis C from GlaxoSmithKline.

October 1, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug developed by Takeda to treat major depressive disorder, the agency said.

September 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic chemotherapy pill for treating colorectal and breast cancers, the agency said Monday.

September 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries for ulcers, Sun said.

September 10, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has introduced a generic version of an antibiotic drug kit, the company said.

August 13, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration approved Tivicay (dolutegravir), a new drug to treat HIV-1 infection that is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline.

August 12, 2013

Perrigo Co. announced that it has received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug applications for fluocinolone acetonide scalp oil, 0.01%, the generic equivalent to Derma-Smoothe/FS Scalp Oil, and fluocinolone acetonide topical oil, 0.01%, the generic equivalent to Derma-Smoothe/FS Body Oil.

July 31, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Perrigo generic drug for treating dermatitis, the company said Wednesday.

July 12, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new lung cancer drug made by Boehringer Ingelheim, the agency said.

June 12, 2013

Pfizer will receive more than $2 billion from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries to settle a case concerning a gastroesophageal reflux disease drug.

May 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for HIV in infants and toddlers.

May 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Merck for treating high cholesterol, the drug maker said.

April 30, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration declined to approve two drugs for HIV made by Gilead Sciences for which the company was seeking approval for use as part of treatment regimens.

April 19, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to two generic diabetes drugs made by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, the Indian drug maker said.

April 12, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is granting an expedited application process to a company that has developed a treatment for a condition related to Parkinson's disease, meaning that it can cancel a planned late-stage clinical trial, the company said.

April 4, 2013

Swiss drug maker Covis Pharma will buy U.S. rights to five drugs from Sanofi, Covis said.