December 7, 2010

Drug makers Momenta Pharmaceuticals and Sandoz have filed a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, alleging infringement of two patents related to a generic blood-thinning drug.

December 6, 2010

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association recently named GlaxoSmithKline veteran Janet Carter-Smith chair of the CHPA Retailer Liaison Steering Committee, effective Jan. 1.

November 30, 2010

The president of drug maker Merck now will fill an additional position at the company: CEO.

November 30, 2010

Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals has received final approval for its generic Alzheimer's drug from the Food and Drug Administration, giving the drug maker 180 days of market exclusivity.

November 29, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has extended its review period for a multiple sclerosis drug made by EMD Serono, the drug maker said Friday.

November 29, 2010

Generic drug maker Impax Labs is challenging the patent covering a drug used to treat high cholesterol, the company said Friday.

November 22, 2010

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

November 22, 2010

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

November 21, 2010

Pfizer has extended the deadline of its $3.6 billion offer to buy King Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer...

November 21, 2010

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

November 18, 2010

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

November 17, 2010

Swiss drug maker Novartis will focus on innovation as part of a program for long-term...

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

November 14, 2010

Look for a big surge in brand-to-generic drug switches at the pharmacy counter over the...

November 14, 2010

K-V Pharmaceutical has created a new marketing subsidiary for generic drugs, the company said. K-V...

November 11, 2010

The president and CEO of Agensys, a subsidiary of Japanese drug maker Astellas, will retire,...

November 9, 2010

Watson Pharmaceuticals biotech subsidiary Eden Biodesign has signed a manufacturing agreement with Dutch biotech company...

November 8, 2010

Loss of patent protection for branded drugs and subsequent competition from generics could save the...

November 8, 2010

Government officials said problems have arisen with the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a...