FDA announced that companies must stop manufacturing and distributing unapproved suppository drug products containing trimethobenzamide hydrochloride.
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Taxpayers would save $30 billion in prescription drug costs if the federal government were directed to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies over Medicare drug prices.
As the maker of Lipitor reportedly urges doctors to carefully consider prescribing generics to lower cholesterol, Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs reminds consumers that generic statins are as effective as high-priced brands for most people who need a statin drug, and can help consumers save more than $1,000 a year.
FDA has requested that Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation voluntarily discontinue marketing of Zelnorm (tegaserod).
AARP is calling on the U.S. Senate to vote to give Medicare the power to negotiate for lower prescription drug prices.
Novartis is complying with a request from the FDA to suspend US marketing and sales of Zelnorm(R) (tegaserod maleate), a treatment for irritable bowel syndrome.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that manufacturers of pergolide drug products will voluntarily remove these drugs from the market.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is launching a special Web page to warn consumers about the dangers of buying isotretinoin (Accutane) online.
Patients report that leaflets provided with prescription drugs do not meet their needs.
Trends in who is using synthetic, or manufactured, stimulants such as methamphetamine and misused prescription drugs.
Prescriptions charges will be abolished from Sunday, 1 April 2007 and marks the biggest change to health service delivery in Wales in decades.\n\n
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently submitted to Congress its final proposal for reauthorizing the Prescription Drug User Fee Act after reviewing public comments.
The World Health Organization has added four antituberculosis medicines to its list of prequalified products.
Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, which usually develops in adults, is a disease characterized by red blood cells that develop abnormally.
A one day meeting in Prague to assess technologies which could improve the global prevention, tracking and detection of counterfeit medicines.
Public health advisory outlining new safety information, including revised product labeling about erythropoiesis-stimulating agents, widely-used drugs for the treatment of anemia.
RxHub(R), the largest national patient health information network providing clinical decision support information to the ePrescribing industry, and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) announces the first ePrescribing network accreditation by EHNAC.
More than 25 percent of Americans have chronic pain, and several million take opioid prescription pain relievers.
If your potential drug target happens to counter a disease or condition with a small patient population, even if it's a chronic disease, you slip farther down the money chain.
Stop the marketing of cough and cold medications for young children.
Important drug safety information has the potential to alter the benefit or risk analysis for a drug in a way that can affect decisions about prescribing or taking the drug.
As part of the FDA's continued efforts to combat the marketing of unapproved drugs, the agency sent warning letters to eight manufacturers and 12 distributors.
University of Utah School of Medicine researchers have identified an unsuspected mechanism that triggers key blood cells to form clots.
People who use the popular pain reliever acetaminophen are ill informed about safe dosages and the hazards of overdosing.
A third of the drugs found to be more dangerous in children, while other drugs were completely ineffective in children.
Private health insurance plans increasingly rely on escalating copayments to manage drug costs, as opposed to administrative controls.