January 19, 2011

A permanent injunction was granted to the federal government Tuesday against a contract manufacturer and distributor of prescription and over-the-counter products, as well as two of its executives.

January 18, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for head lice, the agency said Tuesday.

January 14, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration and drug maker Sanofi-Aventis are warning healthcare professionals and patients about the possibility of severe liver injury in patients taking a Sanofi heart drug.

January 13, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration is capping the amount of the painkiller acetaminophen in prescription drugs due to the risk of liver toxicity, the agency said Thursday.

January 10, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating pain in cancer patients, the agency said Friday.

January 7, 2011

Nearly 500 retailers in Mississippi had to submit to Food and Drug Administration inspections concerning alleged tobacco sales to minors, the FDA said Friday.

January 7, 2011

International criminals are posing as Food and Drug Administration special agents and other law enforcement officers in order to extort money from consumers, the FDA warned Friday.

January 5, 2011

Certain tobacco products introduced to the market or changed after Feb. 15, 2007, are subject to enhanced scrutiny by the Food and Drug Administration, the agency said Wednesday.

January 5, 2011

Food and Drug Administration principal deputy commissioner Joshua Sharfstein will leave the agency to become head of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, according to published reports.

January 3, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration last week prompted the recall of two more products sold as supplements but adulterated with prescription medicines.

December 20, 2010

Drugs for bacterial infections and cancer, and one that could help shape regulations for biosimilars, are featured in the Food and Drug Administration’s annual "Generic Drug Roundup."

December 16, 2010

Just a few months after a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee recommended limiting the use of a Genentech drug designed to treat breast cancer, the regulatory agency is looking to revoke the approval altogether.

December 15, 2010

A prescription cough suppressant should be kept in childproof containers because of its candy-like appearance, the Food and Drug Administration warned Tuesday.

December 13, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned consumers not to use Man Up Now capsules, which are marketed as a dietary supplement for sexual enhancement, because they contain a variation of an active drug ingredient found in Viagra that can dangerously lower blood pressure.

December 7, 2010

As a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee convenes to decide whether or not to approve a new drug for treating obesity, two nonprofit groups centered on the epidemic said more means of addressing it are needed.

November 21, 2010

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

November 18, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for preventing skeletal injuries in patients...

November 18, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday reported that Vigor-25, a product inappropriately marketed as...

November 16, 2010

A class of alcoholic beverages that rapidly became popular among young people over the last...

November 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control...

November 14, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for breast cancer, the agency...

November 10, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for treating excess fat development in...

November 2, 2010

The main lobbies for the biotechnology and generic drug industries, and a leading manufacturer of...

November 2, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic treatment made by Lupin Pharmaceuticals for...