July 9, 2013

Mylan has received tentative approval for a generic version of a cholesterol drug made by AstraZeneca, according to Food and Drug Administration records.

May 3, 2013

Actavis' had $1.9 billion in sales in first quarter 2013, the drug maker said.

March 25, 2013

Generic drug maker Actavis has reached a deal with AstraZeneca that will allow it to launch a version of a drug used to treat cholesterol in three years, Actavis said Monday.

December 14, 2012

A federal court has ruled in favor of AstraZeneca in a case regarding a cholesterol drug, the company said.

March 6, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration is asking for additional data before it approves a new cholesterol drug made by Merck, the drug maker said.

February 28, 2012

Drugs widely used to treat cholesterol may cause increases in blood sugar and other symptoms, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday.

January 18, 2012

Patent expirations of key blockbuster drugs and efforts by payers to contain costs are likely to bring strong growth to the global generic drug market in the next few years as market-earned revenues grow by more than $100 billion, according to an analysis by research firm Frost & Sullivan.

August 10, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval to a generic cholesterol drug made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, the company said Wednesday.

June 9, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration is seeking to limit the use of high doses of a drug for high cholesterol due to the risk of a muscle injury known as myopathy.

April 27, 2011

AstraZeneca has launched a new technology on two of its products' websites to give consumers an option to contact a live AstraZeneca customer service representative with just a click of a button.

December 21, 2010

A judge recently blocked AstraZeneca from attempting to impede the development of generic versions of its popular cholesterol drug, according to published reports.

September 29, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to a generic cholesterol drug made...

September 6, 2010

With September marked as National Cholesterol Education Month, drug maker AstraZeneca is using the occasion...

June 29, 2010

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

March 29, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve an application for a cholesterol drug...

March 21, 2010

Merck & Co. has responded to a warning by the Food and Drug Administration about...

March 18, 2010

Patients taking a common drug for treating high cholesterol may be at increased risk of...

October 18, 2009

What’s really intriguing behind the return of a consumer division to Pfizer is the fact...