Content about Herpes simplex

April 4, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration approval this week of a generic genital herpes ointment made by Mylan could make a slight dent in the stock price of the company that makes the branded version.

April 3, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for genital herpes made by Mylan, the drug maker said.

December 6, 2012

The consumer health division of GlaxoSmithKline has enlisted an Olympic gold medalist to educate the public about cold sores and promote its OTC cold sore treatment.

December 16, 2011

According to an article in the November/December issue of the journal Medical-Surgical Nursing, rates of HIV/AIDS, herpes, syphilis, human papilloma virus and other STDs are climbing steadily across men and women older than 50 years.

August 18, 2011

Forces of Nature on Wednesday introduced its brand called Control, featuring 14 USDA-certified organic and Food and Drug Administration-registered topical medicines that target seven hard-to-treat conditions, including acne, herpes cold sores (caused by the herpes simplex virus) and scars.

June 30, 2011

Canadian drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International will acquire rights to topical drugs for eczema and cold sores from Swedish drug maker Meda.

May 4, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on companies that it accuses of selling fake products for sexually transmitted diseases, the agency said.

April 20, 2011

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating herpes, the company said Wednesday.

March 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic treatment for shingles and genital herpes made by Actavis, the drug maker said Wednesday.

March 24, 2011

Sandoz has introduced an authorized generic version of a herpes treatment made by parent company Novartis, the company said Thursday.

March 22, 2011

A subsidiary of Watson Pharmaceuticals has launched a treatment for herpes infections, the company said Monday.

March 1, 2011

Meda has launched a new cold sore treatment made by commercialization partner Medivir, Medivir said Tuesday.

February 3, 2011

Drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to certain formulations of a GlaxoSmithKline drug used to treat cold sores.

September 29, 2010

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has stopped a late-stage trial of a vaccine for genital herpes,...

June 23, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline on Wednesday announced an exclusive agreement for the over-the-counter rights to Medivir’s cold sore...

June 9, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic version of a drug for herpes...

May 25, 2010

Sandoz announced Tuesday that it launched a generic drug for treating genital herpes....

May 24, 2010

Teva Pharmaceuticals has introduced a generic version of a drug for genital herpes, shingles and...

April 18, 2010

Merix Pharmaceutical unveiled its new Fast-Results! genital herpes treatment March 1. The only over-the-counter treatment...

March 11, 2010

Merix Pharmaceutical unveiled its new Fast-Results! genital herpes treatment this month while attending the ECRM...

March 8, 2010

Approximately 1-in-6 Americans (16.2%) between the ages of 14 and 49 years is infected with...

February 17, 2010

Meda plans to work with Medivir to commercialize a cold-sore drug in North America, the...

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