| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:30 PM
An American doctor who is recovering from Ebola at a Nebraska hospital got an experimental Canadian drug as part of his treatment, hospital officials disclosed this week.
Dr. Rick Sacra started receiving TKM-Ebola, manufactured by Canadian drug firm ...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine appears increasingly likely to be acquired by a Canadian rival, an analyst said Tuesday.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has been working for five months to acquire Allergan and its coveted lineup of beauty...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The company at the center of a probe into why more than a dozen women died after being sterilized in India has denied that the antibiotic tablets it manufactured were contaminated with a chemical compound commonly found in rat poison.
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Ingredion said Tuesday its annual sales should hit $8 billion by 2019, up from $6.33 billion last year, as the ingredients-maker pushes to notch more sales from fast-growing specialty products and international markets.
The announcement comes weeks after...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: Recently, my doctor prescribed a 10-day course of doxycycline. I always ask for a generic since I need to pay full price. I was shocked when the pharmacist said it would be almost $65. I took this medication three years ago and I think it cost me...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 1:50 PM
After calling for a routine prescription refill, Craig Elliott got a rude shock: His bill was going up fivefold.
The 44-year-old piano tuner and guitar instructor from Elgin, who has health insurance, used to pay $20 for a three-month supply of his...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:41 PM
— Wall Street's big business — helping companies buy other companies — is hotter than it's been in years.
When pharmaceuticals giant Actavis said it was buying Allergan Inc. in Irvine and Halliburton said it would take over rival oil-...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:46 PM
After several months as a customer of NuScriptRX, a 4-year-old pharmacy management company based in Nashville, Tenn., Sentara Healthcare has purchased a 12 percent share in the company.
The company has developed a fully automated on-site medication...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Baxter International on Monday said it had submitted an application to the Food and Drug Administration for the approval of a key hemophilia drug.
The drug, BAX 855, is an extended-release version of its flagship hemophilia drug Advate, which is sold...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:14 PM
AbbVie got hosed on its aborted Shire deal. Let's get that up top. It's also very hard to feel sorry for it.
Sure, the North Chicago-based pharmaceutical business failed to score Adderall and the Irish outfit behind it. You can make all the cracks you...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:31 AM
A Canadian company said it is willing to significantly increase its offer for Botox maker Allergan Inc., the latest chapter in the attempted takeover of the Irvine company.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. said it would be willing to pay up to...