Generics

12/13/2011 - 11:56am

The Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve Valeant's acquisitions of Dermik, a unit of French drug maker Sanofi that makes drugs for skin conditions, and Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Johnson & Johnson that also makes skin drugs.

12/13/2011 - 9:10am

A new law in Washington state intended to curb accidental deaths related to opioid painkillers is having some adverse side effects, according to published reports.

12/12/2011 - 12:42pm

Following months of meetings and negotiations with the drug and chemical industries, the Food and Drug Administration has released a draft of the goals of the Generic Drug User Fee Act.

12/12/2011 - 12:24pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic painkiller made by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Sun said.

12/08/2011 - 12:08pm

New legislation proposed in the Senate would strengthen penalties against people who traffic in counterfeit medications.

12/08/2011 - 11:47am

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday honored Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., with its Rx Safety and Healthcare Leadership Award. The award recognizes public officials for their leadership and commitment to public policies that support and promote the safe and efficient delivery of medicines.

12/08/2011 - 11:12am

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has appointed a new executive who will help guide the organization's newly created research and education institute.

12/08/2011 - 10:05am

A group of medical associations on Wednesday denounced the government's decision to maintain the status quo with regard to the prescription status of the emergency contraceptive Plan B.

12/06/2011 - 3:11pm

Israel's Taro Pharmaceutical Industries has formed a special committee to review an offer by India's Sun Pharmaceutical Industries for all of the issues of Taro that Sun doesn't already own, Taro said.

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