Content about antibiotics

September 6, 2011

The number of antibiotic prescriptions sought for acute respiratory infections decreased by 24% between 1993 and 2008, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly" report.

July 29, 2011

PharmaCline on Thursday announced it has secured the worldwide rights for drug delivery technology and existing antibiotic products from Phillips Co. that will enable production of a well-tolerated and broad-spectrum topical antibiotic.

May 23, 2011

A generic drug maker has been granted approval from the Food and Drug Administration to manufacture its version of a urinary tract infection treatment.

May 11, 2011

A recent Food and Drug Administration inspection prompted the recall of dietary supplements distributed by Multi-Mex Distributor, the company announced Monday. According to an FDA post, the supplements in question bore a close resemblance to antibiotics available in Mexico and may have been confusing to Hispanic consumers.

April 25, 2011

The Midwest is known for flat landscapes and fertile farm fields stretching to the horizon, but it also is home to one of the country’s oldest and most successful mass merchandise chains — one with a long history of strong emphasis on pharmacy programs.


Where a growing number of chains have adopted generic discount programs, Meijer has taken to giving many drugs away for free. The list of medications that customers can obtain at no charge now includes metformin for Type 2 diabetes, prenatal vitamins and most antibiotics.


March 10, 2011

A lawmaker from New York has introduced legislation designed to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

November 15, 2010

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

September 16, 2010

Drug-resistant bacterial infections recently have been reported in more than 20 states across the United...

June 17, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration issued a consumer warning Thursday about a potentially harmful product...

May 18, 2010

Axellia Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced its acquisition of the Phoenix Global Supply Group, based in...

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