November 22, 2010

A generic drug maker has entered an agreement to purchase another drug maker's U.S. penicillin site ...

November 22, 2010

Several organizations want Congress to reverse a provision in the healthcare-reform act that would prohibit the use of FSAs to purchase OTC medicines without a prescription ...

November 22, 2010

Several organizations want Congress to reverse a provision in the healthcare-reform act that would prohibit the use of FSAs to purchase OTC medicines without a prescription ...

November 22, 2010

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. Par Pharmaceutical has begun shipments of a generic treatment for asthma, the drug maker said Monday.

Par announced that it started shipping zafirlukast tablets in the 10-mg and 20-mg strengths. The drug is a generic version of AstraZeneca’s Accolate.

Accolate has sales of $50 million in the United States per year, according to IMS Health.

November 22, 2010

The pharmaceutical lobby spent more than $5 million lobbying the government during the third quarter ...

November 21, 2010

Indian generic drug maker Dr. Reddy’s Labs has launched a version of an asthma drug...

November 21, 2010

A drug maker will pull a common prescription painkiller from the market following the release...

November 18, 2010

One of the Big Three in pharmaceutical wholesaling is about to get a lot bigger....

November 18, 2010

Johnson & Johnson and the U.S. government are suing two generic drug makers to stop...

November 17, 2010

Cardinal Health is looking to expand the pharmaceutical segment of its business by acquiring a...

November 17, 2010

A coalition of six associations, including the Consumer Healthcare Products Association and the National Association...

November 16, 2010

With the holiday season just around the corner, CVS/pharmacy is encouraging older adults and their...

November 15, 2010

The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware has upheld a patent held by...

November 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic treatment made by Impax for seasonal...

November 15, 2010

Generic drug maker Actavis has filed for approval of a generic version of an antidepressant...

November 15, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed a rule shortening the traditional 30-day...

November 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to a drug for treating...

November 14, 2010

William Gibson, the science-fiction author who helped create the cyberpunk genre in the 1980s and...

November 14, 2010

The world of generic drugs has a big year ahead of it. Actually, it has...

November 14, 2010

A backlog of more than 2,000 drug entities and devices is awaiting approval. That’s the...

November 14, 2010

A ghost from 2008 soon could come back to haunt 2010....

November 14, 2010

Humana and Wal-Mart Stores on Monday announced that Mary Lee Reinscheld became the first Medicare...

November 14, 2010

In a ruling hailed by retail pharmacy leaders, the Department of Defense now is insisting...

November 14, 2010

The often wide gap between what consumers will pay out of pocket for a branded...