WASHINGTON (MedPage Today) -- The FDA has expanded the indications for oral lubiprostone (Amitiza) to include constipation in chronic pain patients taking opioids, according to the drug's manufacturers.
The United States said on Tuesday it was considering its response to the Supreme Court ruling that U.S. drug manufacturers warn is the latest sign of a "deteriorating" environment for intellectual property rights in the country.
(MedPage Today) -- The FDA program that monitors drug safety risks is ineffective because drug manufacturers fail to comply with the program and the agency fails to enforce it, according to a government report.
(MedPage Today) -- The targeted drug sorafenib (Nexavar) prolonged progression-free survival in patients with thyroid cancer resistant to radioactive iodine therapy in a phase III trial, the drug's manufacturers said.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case challenging the common pharmaceutical industry practice of paying generic drug manufacturers to drop their patent challenges, which critics say hurts consumers by keeping prices high.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s power to regulate compounded drugs similar to those linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak is legally nonbinding and lacks the authority of stringent standards imposed on drug manufacturers, according to a...
The FDA will decide the fate of apixaban (Eliquis) by March 17, 2013. The new Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date was announced yesterday by the drug's manufacturers, Pfizer and BristolMyers Squibb.
A man who claims a polio vaccine he was given as a baby caused his brain tumor cannot revive his lawsuit against several drug manufacturers and distributors, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The court’s 5-1 decision bars Jamie Gannon...
Drugmakers in the U.S. have found it difficult enough to deliver consistent supplies of some drugs. Imagine how tough it would be if pharma plants were operating in a war zone.
Actually, you don't have to imagine. You just have to look at Syria....
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