Drug shortage risk for Endo Pharmaceuticals after factory shut down

 Endo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ENDP) faces a drug shortage risk for some of its opiates, such as Percocet, as Novartis Consumer Group sorts out a mix-up that could cause extended release opiates for Endo Pharmaceuticals to be bottled together with over-the-counter pain reliever Excedrin and stimulant NoDoz. The factory shutdown, though temporary, could cause a shortage for […]

Devices & Diagnostics

Endo acquires pelvic care firm American Medical Systems for $2.9B

Updated: 11:06 a.m. A company that began life in the pharmaceutical sector is venturing forth into devices in its quest to become more of a diversified healthcare company. Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania-based Endo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ENDP) announced today that the company is buying Minnetonka-based American Medical Systems (NASDAQ:AMMD),  a manufacturer of new innovative medical devices focusing […]