CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal authorities say a wholesale pharmaceutical distributor and others have been charged in Ohio with conspiring to distribute millions of painkiller pills. A Justice Department release says the pharmaceutical distributor, two of its former officials and two pharmacists were indicted Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati. The U.S. attorney for Ohio’s […]
A pharmaceutical company founder accused of paying doctors millions in bribes to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray was convicted Thursday in a case that exposed such marketing tactics as using a stripper-turned-sales-rep to give a physician a lap dance.
Senators grilled CEOs of seven major drug companies on Tuesday over high prescription drug prices that are a drain on Medicare and Medicaid and a burden to millions of Americans. The extraordinary public accounting was a sign that Congress and the White House are moving toward legislation this year to curb costs.
Eight million companion animals are diagnosed with cancer each year. One Connecticut company is tackling the problem.
An Arkansas-based pharmaceutical company is planning on opening a manufacturing facility in Windsor that will create 361 new jobs.
Medicare recipients filled fewer prescriptions for pricey brand-name drugs — but spent more on such meds anyway, says a government report due out Monday. It blames rising manufacturer prices for squeezing older people and taxpayers.
Attorney General George Jepsen announced Connecticut’s participation in a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general investigating pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Earlier this week, the New Haven-based company announced the Chief Financial Officer is leaving along with the Head of Research and Development, the head of HR and the Top Compliance Officer.
Torrent Pharmaceuticals is expanding its national recall of Losartan, a popular blood pressure medication.
“We allege that pharmaceutical companies are fully aware of how addictive these opiods are.”