April 20, 2011

The Obama administration is looking to curb the growing national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse, according to a plan unveiled Tuesday.

April 4, 2011

A drug used to treat pain in cancer patients now is available in the United States.

March 7, 2011

The OTC Pain Relief Ingredient Guide breaks down the indication, active ingredients, purpose and dosage of OTC internal and external analgesics.

February 28, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for shingles made by a subsidiary of generic drug maker Mylan.

February 22, 2011

Generic drug maker Hi-Tech Pharmacal has received Food and Drug Administration approval for its version of a drug used to treat neurological disorders, the company said Tuesday.

February 18, 2011

Welmedix’s First Degree therapeutic burn cream provides a unique solution for minor burns that the company suggests is an unmet need at retail. It’s an all-in-one burn cream that helps soothe pain, cool the burn, prevent infection and reduce the appearance of scars.


January 28, 2011

A drug made by Johnson & Johnson may be effective in reducing pain in patients with a complication of diabetes, according to a late-stage clinical study.

January 13, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration is capping the amount of the painkiller acetaminophen in prescription drugs due to the risk of liver toxicity, the agency said Thursday.

January 10, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating pain in cancer patients, the agency said Friday.

January 10, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug made by Watson Pharmaceuticals for cancer-related pain, Watson said Monday.

December 20, 2010

Drug makers King Pharmaceuticals and Acura Pharmaceuticals have submitted a regulatory approval application to the Food and Drug Administration for an opioid pain reliever.

December 15, 2010

Drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals said it has filed a regulatory approval application for a generic painkiller, challenging the patent that covers the branded version.

November 4, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new usage for a drug used to...

October 25, 2010

Actavis last week recalled 18 lots of its patches designed to treat persistent, moderate to...

October 24, 2010

There is a pair of significant reasons sales of external analgesics, including heat and ice...

October 21, 2010

Diamyd Medical will split its business into separate divisions for pain relief and diabetes, the...

October 18, 2010

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

October 17, 2010

A company that develops drugs for pain is hoping to get approval of one of...

October 10, 2010

Thermionics’ ThermiPaq products, which now sport an eye-catching yellow “Control Your Pain!” panel as part...

October 10, 2010

W.F. Young recently updated its packaging graphics across its Absorbine Jr. external analgesic line that...

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...