Merck: Successor pill safer than Vioxx

Merck: Successor pill safer than Vioxx Merck & Co., the US drug maker that recalled its Vioxx painkiller because of a link to heart disease, said short-term studies show the company�s planned successor pill, Arcoxia, is safer.


Few Americans Buy Meds Online

Few Americans Buy Meds Online “Few American adults have bought prescription drugs through the internet, despite rising drug costs and increased pressure to import cheaper drugs from abroad, according to a new study released Sunday. “


Beleaguered Merck looks to future

Beleaguered Merck looks to future “A week after saying it was withdrawing its $2.5 billion arthritis drug Vioxx from the market and losing a quarter of its stock market value as a result, Merck & Co. will try to dodge the storm clouds and turn its attention tomorrow to a brighter subject with the official […]


FDA Eases Rules on Drug Manufacturing

FDA Eases Rules on Drug Manufacturing “Drug makers will not need regulatory approval for every change in their manufacturing processes under new guidelines designed to prevent supply disruptions, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday. … The modification is part of a just-completed, two-year effort to overhaul regulation of pharmaceutical manufacturing, a major issue for drug […]


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