Nov 24- Indivior Plc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected its nasal spray for the emergency treatment of opioid overdose. Last week, the FDA approved the first-ever nasal spray formulation of the drug made by privately held Adapt Pharma Ltd.. The FDA has been speeding up its review of new formulations of nalaxone to combat rising opioid...» Read More
The World Anti-Doping Agency reported that Russian athletes engage in widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs. Russia's media aren't having it.
The president of the World Anti-Doping Agency has defended his handling of the Russian athletics scandal, the New York Times reports.
Michael Babich, CEO of Insys Therapeutics, which is subject to several state and federal inquiries about its painkiller Subsys, is out.
One drug company has swept into the painkiller market, pushing a deadly opioid beyond its medical purpose. But it's now under investigation.
Oct 26- BioDelivery Sciences International Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved its opioid treatment for chronic pain, sending the drugmaker's shares up 19 percent in premarket trading on Monday. Endo International Plc licensed the worldwide manufacturing and marketing rights to the treatment, Belbuca, from BioDelivery in 2012..
At least 12 tons of marijuana were seized by authorities after a secret tunnel was discovered along the United States and Mexico border on Thursday.
A specialty drug company says it can offer a cheap alternative to compete with Turing's controversial $750 pill that sparked outrage.
U.S. prosecutors are probing Valeant Pharmaceuticals over how it prices and distributes drugs, the Canadian pharma giant revealed late Wednesday.
*Abuse, smuggling of codeine cough syrups worries India. *India pressuring pharma firms to check supplies. India's Cipla stopped making the product last year owing to regulatory demands, and U.S.-based Abbott Laboratories and Pfizer have had to reduce batch sizes by up to half, cutting how much medicine their factories can produce.
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The nation's biggest pharmacy benefits manager has decided to cover two new drugs that lower artery-clogging cholesterol.
The Federal Trade Commission now considers any attempt to scare customers into silence unacceptable and a violation of the law. NBC News reports.
Latin American drug syndicates are sweeping into Asia, spurred by growing wealth and high margins on offer, the FT reports.
Hillary Clinton is laying out a new plan to rein in the rising cost of prescription drugs, seeking to build upon Obamacare.
Rapper Snoop Dogg has founded a startup that is focused around the cannabis lifestyle, VentureBeat reports.
Specialists are protesting a big overnight increase in the price of a drug for treating a life-threatening parasitic infection.
Prescription drug prices are out of control, but there's a way to make your money back: The drugstore stocks are very healthy right now.
Families are being ripped apart by this crisis that has hit high schools nationwide. What actions are necessary to change the tide?
Sept 9- Staff at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on Wednesday of the risks of incorrect dosing of another experimental opioid painkiller, highlighting the agency's concern about drugs that can be highly addictive. The FDA staff said Collegium Pharmaceuticals Inc's experimental oral opioid painkiller, to be sold as Xtampza if approved, could be...
The agency approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain.