Generics

09/29/2011 - 3:09pm

The American Pharmacists Association is marking Pain Awareness Month by encouraging patients to talk with their pharmacists about pain and pain medications they're taking.

09/29/2011 - 10:16am

Last year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized $5.6 million worth of illegal pharmaceutical products, a 170% increase over 2005. Meanwhile, global sales of counterfeit medicines were estimated to be more than $75 billion last year, 90% more than in 2005. In response, Pfizer and the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy announced Thursday the launch of an effort to educate patients on how to safely buy medicines online and about the risks of counterfeit drugs.

09/28/2011 - 11:28am

Supermarket pharmacies could see a slight rise in gross profits next year as branded drugs lose patent protection and go generic, according to a new report by Moody's Investors Service.

09/28/2011 - 9:54am

Sagent Pharmaceuticals has launched its new chemotherapy drug.

09/27/2011 - 10:53am

A growing number of Americans are putting their health at risk in order to save money, according to a new study.

09/27/2011 - 10:14am

Watson Pharmaceuticals has launched a generic version of a contraceptive made by Warner Chilcott, Watson said Monday.

09/27/2011 - 9:57am

Lannett has received regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its version of an antipsychotic treatment.

09/22/2011 - 2:34pm

A report commissioned by the Generic Pharmaceutical Association has drawn applause from manufacturers and a retail pharmacy industry group.

09/22/2011 - 2:02pm

A federal court in New Jersey has blocked an attempt by Mylan to market a generic version of a drug made by Warner Chilcott.

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