A federal appeals court decided in favor of Cephalon in a dispute with Actavis ($ACT) over an oral mucosal drug delivery patent.
Cephalon has sued Travelers ($TRV) over the insurer's attempt to claw back off-label drug spending.
As of Dec. 29, the FDA has placed every product featuring the transmucosal delivery of fentanyl under a single Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy, also known as REMS. Fentanyl is used to treat
The FDA issued a warning yesterday on Fentora, the Cephalon painkiller recently linked to three deaths. All
Pain can be a killer. Cephalon officially warned doctors yesterday to use its opioid pain reliever Fentora very, very carefully, or patients might die. Some already have, while others have
Dear FDA: Sometimes warnings don't get through--just witness the Surgeon General's stamp on cigarette packages. Or, closer to home, consider the cautionary language slapped onto painkiller patches.