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US pharma major Abbott to pay $2.9 billion for Chile's CFR

U.S. pharmaceuticals and healthcare products major Abbott Laboratories has agreed to acquire Chile-based pharmaceutical firm CFR Pharmaceuticals SA in a deal worth $2.9 billion.
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Sun Pharma's response to FDA import ban seen as 'inadequate'

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Sun Pharma has failed to take sufficient measures to correct the violations that led to the enforcement action.
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EU, US health officials team up to fight antimicrobial resistance

Health officials from both sides of the Atlantic have been working together to tackle antimicrobial resistance under their joint Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance.
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Sanofi looking to shed multi-billion portfolio to optimize assets

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi SA is exploring options to sell a range of older drugs, with an estimated value of the portfolio between $7 billion and $8 billion.
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Pfizer proposes $101 billion takeover to AstraZeneca, reports claim

U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer has expressed interest in taking over Anglo-Swedish giant AstraZeneca for a total of $101 billion.
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Lupin recalls 9,000 bottles of antibiotic drug

Two lots of Suprax, an antibiotic drug used to treat bacterial infections, are being withdrawn from the U.S. market because the product does not meet federal standards for impurities.
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US, EU generic drug makers call for regulatory cooperation

Generic pharmaceuticals manufacturers from Europe and the United States have urged regulators on both sides of the Atlantic to adopt a strategy of "regulatory convergence."
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Scientists find benefits of Tamiflu overestimated

A new study raises concerns that the effect of the vastly popular influenza treatment drug may have been overestimated.
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US demand for pharma excipients to rise 4.3% per year through 2018

Excipients in oral formulations, such as tablets and capsules, will be well positioned for strong market performance.
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Horizon Pharma buys Irish drug maker Vidara

Illinois-based Horizon Pharma Inc. announced last week it was taking over Irish Vidara Therapeutics International Ltd. in a reverse merger, moving its headquarters to Dublin.
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