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Gov. Deval Patrick defended the state's first-in-the-nation ban of the powerful new painkiller Zohydro after a federal judge suggested in court that his administration may have overreached.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said Tuesday it is now selling a generic version of the heart medication Lovaza, which is used to treat high triglyceride levels.
Mallinckrodt is buying California-based Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. for a combination of stock and cash valued at about $5.6 billion that will help to further diversify the Irish company's business.
The maker of Zohydro, a controversial new prescription painkiller, has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to block Massachusetts' ban on local doctors prescribing and dispensing the drug.
A U.S. jury ordered Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly to pay $9 billion in punitive damages over a diabetes medicine linked to cancer.
GlaxoSmithKline said Monday it has launched an investigation into allegations it bribed doctors in Iraq, as the pharmaceuticals giant remains embroiled in a major corruption scandal in China.
India's Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is buying troubled generic drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories in a $4 billion deal, the companies said Monday.
The backlash against Zohydro has been growing since last year, when the FDA approved the drug against the recommendation of an internal advisory committee.
Texas prison officials have offered scant evidence to support their claim that pharmacies that supply the state with execution drugs would be in danger of violence if their identities were made public.
Drug maker Actavis Plc plans to expand its reach into Southeast Asia by spending about $100 million to buy Silom Medical Co., a generic pharmaceutical company focused on Thailand.
GlaxoSmithKline is recalling the weight loss drug Alli after receiving reports of unknown pills and tablets in the bottles.
After months of criticism over its recently launched painkiller Zohydro, the maker of the powerful narcotic is highlighting an unusual oversight board that it's assembled to try and prevent abuse of the drug.
Twenty-five pharmaceutical companies are voluntarily phasing out the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in animals processed for meat, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit challenging the drug maker's marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal.
Hawaii's attorney general is suing the makers of a widely prescribed blood thinner that he says a significant portion of the state's population has difficulty metabolizing.
Horizon Pharma plans to buy Vidara Therapeutics International in a cash-and-stock deal that will add the immune system disorder drug Actimmune to the specialty drug maker's product portfolio.
The pills are so packed with nutrients that you'd have to eat a gazillion candy bars to get the amount being tested in this study, which will enroll 18,000 men and women nationwide.
The head of the Food and Drug Administration says the much-debated painkiller Zohydro fills an "important and unique niche" for treating pain.
Purdue Pharma says it has completed testing of an abuse-resistant version of the painkiller hydrocodone, a surprise development that could derail sales of the recently launched Zohydro.
A drug that was only recently hailed as a breakthrough treatment is facing skepticism from some health care experts, as they consider whether it is worth the $1,000-a-pill price set by manufacturer Gilead Sciences.
Sen. Manchin is calling on the government's top health official to overturn the approval of a powerful painkiller, arguing that the pill could add to the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse.
Subsidiaries of Johnson & Johnson have agreed to pay $5.9 million to settle a lawsuit with Montana over how an anti-psychotic drug was marketed, state Attorney General Tim Fox said.
Pfizer is recalling some lots of its antidepressant Effexor XR because a single capsule of a different medication was found in one bottle of the drug.
Scientists have modified genes in the blood cells of HIV patients to help them resist the AIDS virus, and say the treatment seems safe and promising.
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