Drug companies are working on 691 new medicines that treat diseases disproportionately affecting blacks.
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FDA says it's review of Prilosec and Nexium shows there is no evidence of increased risk of heart attack.
GlaxoSmithKline recently withdrew the patent applications for its antiretroviral drugs Abacavir and Trizivir in India.
FDA has granted orphan drug designation for Celldex's CDX-110 for the treatment of EGFRvIII expressing Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM).
Chuck Grassley asked HHS to examine the use of antipsychotics in nursing homes.
In future years, some of the top-selling drugs in industry history will become history as patent protections expire.
Americans have strong misperceptions about the required qualifications of the people helping pharmacists prepare prescriptions in pharmacies.
Asacol, an oral, non-steroidal medication that belongs to the class of agents known as 5-aminosalicylic acids (5-ASAs), is an effective and well-tolerated treatment for patients with all extents of ulcerative colitis.
Nastech Pharmaceutical to develop an alternative dosage form of Factor IX protein which is currently administered by injection to control and prevent bleeding in patients with hemophilia B.
Mylan received tentative FDA approval for its generic version of Gilead Sciences' antiretroviral drug Viread.
Matrix Laboratories has received tentative approval from FDA for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Tablets.
More than half of all Americans take prescription drugs, and most are unaware that they could have reduced levels of certain nutrients as a result. Science has shown that key nutrients, such as CoQ10, vitamin D, folic acid and vitamin B12, are often found to be at low levels in people who use many prescription drugs, such as medications for high cholesterol, heartburn/acid reflux, depression, arthritis and diabetes.
Need for the development of antiretroviral drugs that restore immune function more effectively than currently available treatments.
In recent years, Medicaid has spent more money on antipsychotic drugs for Americans than on any other class of pharmaceuticals.
Baxa launches MedBoard Web-based medication tracking system, designed to record pharmacy preparation and delivery activities.
Walgreen will no longer fill prescriptions for members of four prescription drug plans offered by CVS Caremark.
Abbott made its new lower-strength lopinavir/ritonavir tablet available to children living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda.
The U.S. slowly is making progress toward developing a regulatory pathway that would allow FDA to approve generic versions of biotechnology drugs
Amneal Pharmaceuticals has received US FDA approval to manufacture Bethanechol Chloride Tablets, USP in strengths of 5mg, 10mg, 25mg and 50 mg.
Genentech's plan to limit the availability of cancer drug Avastin, which would require physicians to use a more expensive version of the drug called Lucentis.
HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt seek authority from Congress to mandate electronic prescribing in Medicare.
Ikaria Holdings has received approval from Australia's regulatory body for INOmax (nitric oxide) for inhalation.
National drug safety experts will investigate the role of patient-centric drug safety, the role of patients in managing their medicines.