August 11, 2014

Mylan announced the launch of capecitabine tablets USP in 150-mg and 500-mg dosage strengths, a generic version of Xeloda tablets from Genentech.

June 17, 2014

Lannett Co. received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for codeine sulfate tablets USP, a schedule II controlled substance, in 15 mg, 30 mg and 60 mg dosage strengths.

May 29, 2014

Mylan on Thursday announced that it has launched atovaquone and proguanil hydrochloride tablets, 62.5 mg/25 mg and 250 mg/100 mg, the generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Malarone tablets.

April 23, 2014

Dr. Reddy's Labs on Wednesday announced the launch of fenofibrate capsules, USP in 43-mg and 130-mg strengths. The drug is the generic version of Antara (fenofibrate) capsules.

March 7, 2014

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries will launch the generic version of Xeloda (capecitabine) tablets, 150 mg and 500 mg, in the United States.

February 19, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration announced that it has approved Northera capsules (droxidopa) for the treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension.

February 18, 2014

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries announced that the Food and Drug Administration has granted final approval for its generic version of Temodar temozolomide capsules in 5-mg, 20-mg, 100-mg 140-mg, 180-mg and 250-mg form.

November 13, 2013

A new study conducted by researchers at CVS Caremark and Brigham and Women's Hospital explored the impact of genetic testing on prescribing patterns for cardiovascular therapy.

November 11, 2013

Mylan has launched its generic version of a drug used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, the U.S.-based generic drug maker said Monday.

November 4, 2013

Silvergate Pharmaceuticals has launched a new drug for treating high blood pressure in children, the company said Monday.

September 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic chemotherapy pill for treating colorectal and breast cancers, the agency said Monday.

August 15, 2013

Silvergate Pharmaceuticals announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Epaned (enalapril maleate powder for oral solution) to treat hypertension in people 1 month and older.

August 12, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical and Perrigo Co. announced the launch of the generic equivalent to Temodar (temozolomide). Teva will manufacture, market and distribute the product in the United States, and both companies will equally share in the cost and profitability of the product in the country.

July 18, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a cholesterol drug made by Par Pharmaceutical Cos., the drug maker said Thursday.

May 21, 2013

Vitamin C can kill a virulent form of tuberculosis, researchers in New York have found.

May 17, 2013

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating cholesterol, the company said.

April 9, 2013

A majority of Americans say chronic pain ranks far below drug addiction as a major health problem, according to a new poll.

April 8, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has launched a generic opioid medication for treating pain, the company said.

January 23, 2013

A new study indicated that some parents may not be sufficiently concerned about misuse of narcotic painkillers by children and teenagers.

January 9, 2013

One of the most serious drug abuse problems in the country doesn't involve heroin, methamphetamine or crack, but abuse of legal prescription drugs, particularly opioid painkillers, a problem that the Food and Drug Administration aims to change with draft guidance released Wednesday.

November 21, 2012

Lupin Pharmaceuticals has launched a generic drug for cholesterol disorders, the company said.

November 14, 2012

The Community Specialty Pharmacy Network has entered a contract with Dara BioSciences to distribute a nonsteroidal anti-estrogen product.

October 22, 2012

A deal that would make a specialty pharmacy a distribution source for a new liquid chemotherapy drug may benefit breast cancer patients who have trouble swallowing pills.

October 10, 2012

Mylan has settled a patent infringement suit over a drug used to treat respiratory diseases, Mylan said.