December 14, 2011

A Food and Drug Administration panel has voted to recommend approval for a psychiatric drug made by Alexza Pharmaceuticals.

October 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic versions of two drugs made by Eli Lilly for treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the agency said Monday.

September 28, 2011

A new report from the Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality found little evidence to support the use of atypical antipsychotic drugs for uses other than those for which they have official approval.

August 30, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for dermatitis made by Perrigo under a collaboration with Chicago-based Cobrek Pharmaceutical.

August 18, 2011

Sato Pharmaceutical on Wednesday launched Zentrip, a new motion-sickness product featuring a fast-dissolving, fast-acting, citrus-flavored meclizine hydrochloride thin-strip.

May 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic over-the-counter treatment for allergies made by Taro Pharmaceutical Industries.

May 18, 2011

Cancer drugs are expected to see sharp increases in spending and use by 2013, according to the latest drug trend report by pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions.

March 30, 2011

Prestige Brands on Wednesday announced the launch of a new one-dose-per-day allergy medicine — PediaCare 24-hour allergy.

February 23, 2011

Drug maker Forest Labs plans to acquire the developer of a recently approved antidepressant.

February 17, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a psychiatric drug for treating bipolar disorder when used in combination with one of two other drugs.

January 24, 2011

An investigational schizophrenia drug appears effective in reducing agitation in patients with the disease, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial published in the British Journal of Psychiatry.

October 27, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new usage for a blood cancer drug,...

July 20, 2010

Fera Pharmaceuticals has acquired rights to an investigational drug for treating a rare fungal ear...

July 18, 2010

Metabolex has entered an agreement to discover and develop Type 2 diabetes drugs with a...

July 11, 2010

A cancer drug made by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceutical has received priority review from...

June 17, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug as an early treatment for a...

May 13, 2010

Off-label use of atypical antipsychotics may increase the risk of developing diabetes among the elderly,...

February 18, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration will shorten its review time of a Novartis drug under...

February 16, 2010

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

January 12, 2010

Despite a warning from the Food and Drug Administration, blood sugar and cholesterol monitoring of...