Recent Drug News and Approvals

Drugs in the Pipeline

Generics News

Healthcare Policy News

Features

Rescheduling of Hydrocodone Combination Products Effective October 6

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has issued its final rule rescheduling hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) as a Controlled Substance Schedule II, effective October 6, 2014.

Can Technology Replace the Clinician? What it Can and Cannot Do

Can Technology Replace the Clinician? What it Can and Cannot Do

It has been projected that 80% of the tasks of physicians could be replaced by technology, but will this make the role of doctors largely obsolete?

Should Prescription Drugs Become OTC? Two Experts Weigh In

Should Prescription Drugs Become OTC? Two Experts Weigh In

In the past two decades, an increasing number of prescription drugs have been switched to over-the-counter (OTC) status.