A pharmacist displaying a box of hydroxychloroquine. Photograph: Noah Seelam/AFP via Getty

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi has warned Irish medical professionals about potential heart problems for coronavirus patients treated with a drug (...)

Prof Richard Costello at Beaumont Hospital: App was developed by respiratory consultants  and medtech firm S3 Connected Health. Photograph:  Tom Honan

A new web-based app designed by clinicians to help hospitals cope with coronavirus cases is supporting more than 1,000 Covid-19 patients in Ireland af(...)

Dr Tony Holohan, chair of NPHET, delives a media briefing in the Department of Health. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwel/The Irish Times

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) is expected to sign off on a final version of the plan to ease Ireland’s Covid-19 restrictions at a (...)

Sandra Gannon, chief executive of Azure Pharmaceuticals: 178 products are listed as out of stock amid fears the figure could grow post-Brexit. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Pharma industry veteran Sandra Gannon has set up a new business to tackle supply shortages of common drugs in Ireland. Ms Gannon, formerly the head (...)

Arthopharm (Europe) Limited sought judicial review against the Health Products Regulatory Authority over a marketing authorisation granted to Chantelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Ltd. Photograph: PA

A challenge to a marketing authorisation for a generic drug to treat osteoarthritis in dogs was brought outside the applicable time limits, a High Cou(...)

Tomas Toleikis claimed he thought the fake Viagra-like tablets he bought from India were herbal tablets. File Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

A warehouse operative has been given a chance to avoid a criminal conviction, heavy fines and a jail sentence for illegally importing 10,000 Viagra -l(...)

Graham Dwyer  leaving the Four Courts in April 2015. Photograph:  Collins Courts

An appeal against a significant ruling in favour of convicted murderer Graham Dwyer and the sentencing of two teenage boys for the murder of schoolgir(...)

Should patients have any concerns in relation to this matter, they should consult their doctor or pharmacist.

Three batches of adrenaline pens used to treat acute allergic reactions have been recalled by the manufacturer, the State’s medicines watchdog has sai(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris and  HPRA chief executive Lorraine Nolan. File photograph: Naoise Culhane

There are “no absolute guarantees” that there won’t be significant and prolonged delays to the supply of medicines to Ireland in the event of a no-dea(...)

Simon Coveney: “The challenges that we face are the fact that a lot of the medicines that would have been supplied into Ireland until now come either via the UK or from the UK.”

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has urged people not to stockpile medicines over fears of a hard Brexit. The Minister said the Republic h(...)

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