A look at potential new developments important to health communications and marketing.
The FDA approved San Diego-based Retrophin Inc.’s 100 mg and 300 mg tablets of Thiola EC (tiopronin) to treat cystinuria.
Merck & Co. Chief Executive Ken Frazier said a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in Medicare on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted.
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc., under fire for a high price tag on a rare disease drug, sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a lower-cost rival medicine.
In people at high risk for type 1 diabetes, 14 days of therapy with the experimental drug teplizumab delayed development of the disease by a year or more.
As concerns over the price of prescription medicine continue to make headlines as the country barrels toward another election, a new study from the Scripps Research bolsters an argument touted by the pharmaceutical industry over the rebate system.
The Canadian government has assured the pharmaceutical industry that new features of its plan to cut drug costs would apply only to new medicines, Health Canada said, offering some relief to drugmakers even as other regulations could still lower prices of medicines already on the market.
U.S. President Donald Trump slammed the pharmaceutical industry for high prices of prescription drugs and vowed to allow U.S. states to buy medicines from other countries if they cost less.
The pharmaceutical industry’s greatest value lies in the quality of life that its drugs provide – plus the innovative programs that help support adherence and education.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ cholesterol drug Praluent as a treatment to cut the risk of heart attacks, stroke and other major cardiovascular events.