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April 11, 2014

Mylan on Friday confirmed that a federal district court has granted its request to enforce a settlement agreement between Endo Pharmaceuticals and Mylan settling patent litigation in connection with Mylan's filing of an abbreviated new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration for frovatriptan succinate tablets, 2.5 mg.

March 27, 2014

PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy on Thursday announced that it has been awarded the exclusive contract to serve as the specialty pharmacy provider for the South Carolina AIDS Drug Assistance Program Direct Dispensing service tier, effective June 1, 2014.

March 25, 2014

Mylan on Monday announced the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia ruled in favor of upholding the validity of patents protecting Perforomist (formoterol fumarate) Inhalation Solution.

March 19, 2014

GNC Holdings on Wednesday announced the introduction of a new line of supplement superchargers called the GNC Accelerator Series.

February 3, 2014

Mylan on Monday announced that its subsidiary has launched the world's first trastuzumab biosimilar in India, which will be marketed by Mylan as Hertraz.

January 31, 2014

Mylan announced that its India-based subsidiary, Mylan Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, has been named Gilead Sciences' branded medicines business partner for India.

January 28, 2014

Women who are deficient in vitamin D in the first 26 weeks of their pregnancy may be at risk of developing severe preeclampsia, a potentially life-threatening disorder diagnosed by an increase in blood pressure and protein in the urine, according to research by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

January 24, 2014

Giant Eagle is making a push into Indiana with a Market District concept and GetGo, a convenience store, planned just outside of Indianapolis, according to published reports.

January 23, 2014

Mylan announced that its U.S.-based subsidiary has launched repaglinide tablets, a generic version of Novo Nordisk's Prandin.

January 9, 2014

Mylan has launched a generic drug for preventing rejection of transplanted organs, the company said Thursday.

January 8, 2014

Generic drug maker Mylan has hired a former Pfizer executive to its executive leadership team.

January 7, 2014

Mylan has launched a generic version of a drug made by Pfizer for treating bladder problems, the company said Tuesday.

January 2, 2014

Mylan has hired Rakesh Bamzai as its president for commercial and emerging markets in India, the drug maker said.

December 30, 2013

Giant Eagle is expected to expand into the Indianapolis market, the Indianapolis Business Journal reported earlier this month, citing local real estate brokers.

December 18, 2013

Mylan has acquired rights to an experimental respiratory drug made by Pfizer, Mylan said.

December 18, 2013

Four school districts have won a competition sponsored by Mylan to raise awareness about dangerous allergic reactions, the company said.

December 17, 2013

Mylan and a partnering company will be able to sell a generic version of a cancer drug starting in summer 2015, under a court settlement announced Tuesday.

December 11, 2013

GNC on Wednesday identified the winners of the company's "Me on GNC" photo and video contest.

December 11, 2013

McKesson Pharmacy Systems and Automation introduced a new EnterpriseRx Flexible Delivery solution that expands the reach of outpatient and retail pharmacies beyond their local communities.

December 9, 2013

Giant Eagle on Monday announced the acquisition of Rx21 Specialty Pharmacy, enabling the company to provide enhanced services to Hepatitis C and organ transplant patients and providers.

December 5, 2013

Giant Eagle opened its latest prototype in McMurray, Pa., on Wednesday, according to a report published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

December 5, 2013

Mylan has completed its acquisition of the injectables business of Strides Arcolab, a deal worth nearly $2 billion, the drug maker said.

December 5, 2013

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating a condition that causes heightened levels of the protein prolactin in the blood, the company said Thursday.

December 2, 2013

Drug maker Mylan and the Elton John AIDS Foundation will donate $1 million to the Business Leadership Council for a Generation Born HIV Free, the two said.

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