April 4, 2013

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

April 4, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has given preliminary approval to a drug made by Aurobindo Pharma for treating HIV infection, the drug maker said.

March 14, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for obsessive compulsive disorder made by Par Pharmaceutical Cos., the drug maker said Thursday.

March 14, 2013

Wegmans will be offering the popular cholesterol-lowering drug atorvastatin free of charge through the end of the year, according to a report published by the Philadelphia Inquirer.

February 26, 2013

Greenstone has launched an authorized generic version of a drug used to treat cholesterol.

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 4, 2013

Drug maker Perrigo has launched a generic drug for treating problems of the scalp, the company said.

January 15, 2013

While replacing a single combination pill for HIV with generics would save the healthcare system money, it could also diminish the effectiveness of treatment, a new study suggests.

December 28, 2012

Solidifying Perrigo’s leadership position in topical foam-based generic prescription pharmaceuticals, the company announced it has signed a definitive merger agreement and completed the acquisition of Cobrek Pharmaceuticals.

December 14, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new leukemia drug made by Ariad Pharmaceuticals, the agency said.

November 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug from Perrigo and Cobrek Pharmaceuticals for treating scalp conditions.

November 27, 2012

Ranbaxy Labs has recalled more than three dozen lots of its generic version of a cholesterol-lowering statin drug due to the possible presence of foreign particles, the company said.

October 19, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to a new drug for HIV made by an Indian company.

September 17, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic ulcer treatment made by Wockhardt, the Indian drug maker said Monday.

September 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic psychiatric drug made by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Lupin said Thursday.

September 4, 2012

In what could symbolize the so-called "patent cliff" that an executive from healthcare market research firm IMS Health spoke of at a recent trade show, a regional mass merchandise chain is taking what used to be the world's top-selling drug and giving it away for free.

March 23, 2012

Lawmakers are going after companies that they say have sought to take advantage of drug shortages by buying drugs in short supply and then reselling them at higher prices, according to published reports.

April 15, 2011

The main trade group representing branded drug makers gave an award to two Merck scientists who helped discover an oral medication for Type 2 diabetes.

March 31, 2011

A drug used to treat diabetes also may prevent it, according to a new study published in the journal Experimental Biology and Medicine.

November 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control...

October 27, 2010

Many Type 2 diabetes patients who use the drug Onglyza (saxagliptin) switched to that drug...

October 3, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic chemotherapy drug made by Mylan....

March 7, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Taro Pharmaceutical Industries’ generic version of a drug...

February 16, 2010

Giant Eagle last week announced that its free antibiotics program, launched in September of last...