February 8, 2013

A new switch paradigm could open the door to $35.7 billion in OTC opportunity, according to a new report recently released by Francesco International.

February 8, 2013

Biotech drug maker Amgen plans to launch six biosimilar drugs starting in 2017, according to published reports.

February 8, 2013

Surprise inspections at 40 compounding pharmacies in Massachusetts last fall have led to 10 being ordered to stop sterile compounding, according to published reports.

February 8, 2013

During a quarterly conference call Thursday, Sanofi president global operations Hanspeter Spek noted that Sanofi's consumer arm Chattem will be relaunching the heartburn remedy Rolaids.

February 8, 2013

Israeli drug maker Taro Pharmaceutical Industries and Indian drug maker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries have terminated their merger agreement, the companies said in a joint statement Friday.

February 7, 2013

While this season's flu epidemic maintains its strength across the West Coast, one vaccine distributor announced they still have vaccine on hand.

February 7, 2013

Pharmacy automation system manufacturer Innovation has appointed Stephen Donohue as divisional VP sales, chain and high volume, the company said.

February 7, 2013

Kerr Drug will use its partnership with PDX and ScriptPro to increase pharmacy productivity by expanding its central fill model, the regional pharmacy chain said.

February 7, 2013

Patriarch Partners has announced Lynn Tilton, Patriarch’s founder and CEO, will assume the role of CEO for portfolio companies Stila Cosmetics and Jane Cosmetics, effective immediately.

February 7, 2013

PhotoMedex announced today the expansion of in-store availability of its flagship product no!no! Hair to approximately 950 Bed Bath & Beyond stores nationwide.

February 7, 2013

Reporting on the third quarter ended Dec. 31, Prestige Brands' CEO Matthew Mannelly told analysts he is "cautiously optimistic" regarding cough-cold reorders given the high consumption levels at retail in late December through January.

February 7, 2013

An insomnia drug made by Purdue Pharma "significantly" reduced the time it took patients to return to sleep after they'd woke up in the middle of the night, according to a new study.

February 7, 2013

MeadWestvaco Corporation on Thursday launched its inaugural consumer satisfaction study, “Packaging Matters.”

February 7, 2013

Sergeant's Pet Care Products embarked on an awareness campaign alerting pet owners on how to keep their pets healthy.

February 7, 2013

Unilever has introduced a new line of Axe brand facial grooming products that includes razors offered under a partnership with Schick and Philips Norelco, the company said on Tuesday

February 6, 2013

Prestige Brands announced a new sponsorship with the Southeastern Conference featuring its BC Powder analgesic brand.

February 6, 2013

CoverGirl, a Proctor and Gamble company, launched a new Outlast Stay Brilliant Nail Gloss line created by celebrity nail stylist, Marysoul Inzerillo.

February 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a regulatory approval application from Elite Pharmaceuticals for an opioid painkiller, the drug maker said Wednesday.

February 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic antibiotic made by Sandoz, the drug maker said Wednesday.

February 6, 2013

Adults living with diabetes in the United States reported highest satisfaction using Roche Diabetes Care's Accu-Chek products compared with other blood-glucose-meter manufacturers, according to the inaugural J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Blood Glucose Meter Satisfaction Study.

February 6, 2013

February is National Hot Breakfast Month, and Jimmy Dean is celebrating with several new items across its breakfast lineup, the company announced.

February 6, 2013

Nestle announced new additions to its line of Valentine’s Day offerings.

February 6, 2013

According to new research published in peer-reviewed healthcare journal Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition, children who start their day with a cereal breakfast - even if that cereal is presweetened - tend to have lower body mass indexes (BMIs) and less chance of being overweight or obese than children who eat other breakfasts or skip the meal entirely.

February 6, 2013

OraHealth has introduced a new treatment for dry mouth, the company said.