February 4, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline has identified more than 5,500 rare diseases it could potentially target as part of...

February 3, 2010

Pfizer had some impressive results in the earnings report it released Wednesday, but the company...

February 1, 2010

Cephalon plans to buy a generic drug maker based in Switzerland for $590 million, the...

February 1, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries...

February 1, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic epilepsy drug made by Taro Pharmaceutical...

January 31, 2010

With the defeat of Democrat Martha Coakley by Republican Scott Brown in the race to fill the seat of late Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy, and the loss of the Democrats’ filibuster-proof majority in the Senate, the healthcare-reform bill stands on a knife’s edge. And how will pharmacies be reimbursed for dispensing generic drugs to Medicaid and Medicare patients if a health overhaul bill fails to pass? These topics, along with the issue of patent settlements vexing the branded and generic drug industries and a new GAO study showing that drug costs are soaring, are explored in depth in the latest installment of the ECRM Generics report.

January 28, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic version of a prescription laxative made...

January 28, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to a generic version of a...

January 28, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has given approval to a generic version of a drug...

January 28, 2010

In a letter to Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., the National Community Pharmacists Association’s chief executive...

January 27, 2010

Tibotec Therapeutics announced Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration has approved a labeling update...

January 26, 2010

AmerisourceBergen is off to a good start in 2010 with a 44% increase in earnings...

January 26, 2010

Pfizer’s acquisition of Wyeth appears to be paying off for the world’s largest drug maker....

January 25, 2010

Daniel Vasella will step down as CEO of Novartis to focus on his position as...

January 25, 2010

Sandoz is “confident” that it will win approval for a generic anti-clotting drug, according to...

January 25, 2010

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries may soon get the green light to market a generic drug for...

January 24, 2010

Bayer Schering Pharma will halt a mid-stage clinical trial of an investigational treatment for hemophilia,...

January 24, 2010

A generic version of a gastroesophageal reflux disease drug that dissolves in the mouth doesn’t...

January 24, 2010

New York Gov. David Paterson hopes to put an end to gifts from drug companies...

January 21, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for improving walking ability in...

January 21, 2010

Several drug makers and an industry trade group representing them will fund a two-year study...

January 20, 2010

Roche is investing 190 million Swiss francs (U.S. $182 million) into production of a new...

January 20, 2010

Sandoz has launched a generic version of a drug for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the...

January 20, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries for its...