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Sage Therapeutics craters 64% after failing a key trial for its depression drug

The Cambridge-based drugmaker posted promising trial results for the key antidepressant earlier this year.

Johnson & Johnson climbs after settling two opioid epidemic lawsuits, allowing it to avoid an upcoming federal trial

The pharmaceutical giant paid $20.4 million to settle the two Ohio opioid lawsuits. J&J said the settlement includes no admission of liability.

Giant opiate producer Mallinckrodt could soon be completely worthless, analyst says

"The opiate litigation storm is speeding up," Trucchio wrote. He says court rulings could signal further losses for the company.

Malaysia is the only place where fake Panadol has been found – for now

GSK has already issued cease and desist orders to several entities in Malaysia.

Amgen will buy a blockbuster psoriasis drug for $13.4 billion — and it’s part of a plan to get Celgene’s mega-merger with Bristol-My...

Celgene agreed to a $74 billion merger with Bristol-Myers Squibb back in January 2019, and it's still awaiting regulatory approval.

15 mind-blowing facts about Walgreens

A Walgreens spokesperson told Business Insider that six million customers visit its locations every single day.

Merck climbs after announcing massive growth for its top cancer drug, which is now on pace to generate $10 billion a year

Keytruda sales rose 58%, making $2.63 billion in the second quarter. The drug's success pushes Merck ahead of its rival Bristol-Myers Squibb.
President Donald Trump speaks about lowering drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.

CVS and other drug-plan providers surge after the Trump administration scraps a key part of its push to lower prices

The plan would have banned pharmacy benefit managers from profiting on deals cut between drugmakers and insurance plans.
Doctors should consider alternative treatments to anticholinergic medications when possible.

A new study finds certain antidepressants and antipsychotic drugs may increase your risk of dementia, and you may not even know you’re on them

Anticholinergic drugs work by blocking a specific brain chemical involved in muscle contractions. Their risks may be greater in middle age and beyond.

Allergan spikes 30% after AbbVie agrees to buy the Botox-maker for $63 billion

AbbVie expects the acquisition to generate at least $2 billion in pre-tax synergies and cost reductions within three years.