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Pharmaceuticals

Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned

Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned

The American Medical Association says doctors and their patients, not pharmacy benefit managers, should determine opioid treatment plans, criticizing Express Scripts' plan to limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users.

'Pharma Bro' Shkreli is convicted at securities fraud trial

'Pharma Bro' Shkreli is convicted at securities fraud trial

Martin Shkreli, the eccentric former pharmaceutical CEO notorious for a price-gouging scandal and for his snide "Pharma Bro" persona on social media, was convicted on federal charges he deceived investors in a pair of failed hedge funds.

Senate passes FDA user fee reauthorization

Senate passes FDA user fee reauthorization

The bill, which now awaits the president's approval, has received broad support from medical device and pharmaceutical groups as a means to add more certainty and efficiency to the product review process.

Cardinal Health profit declines as generic drug prices deflate

The Dublin, Ohio-based pharmaceutical and medical products distributor saw its pharmaceutical segment profit drop 7% to $505 million as companies along the pharmaceutical supply chain have taken a financial hit resulting from the increasing scrutiny surrounding surging drug prices.

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