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Articles Tagged with ''pharmaceutical industry''

FDA bans import of drugs from Sun Pharma's Gujarat facility

The U.S. FDA has issued an import alert for Indian drug maker Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd., banning the import of drug products manufactured at the company's facility in Gujarat.
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EU to destroy transit counterfeit drugs

The European Union has approved a revision of its trademark legislation, including a provision that allows EU customs to block and destroy counterfeit branded pharmaceutical products, even if they are intended for markets outside the union.
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Endo Pharmaceuticals settles lawsuit over unlawful marketing

Pharmaceutical companies Endo Pharmaceuticals and Endo Health Solutions will have to pay $192.7 million to resolve criminal and civil charges related to their marketing policy for the product Lidoderm.
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US, Indian officials meet to discuss drug safety

India and the United States have been locked in a regulatory conflict over generic pharmaceutical products distributed on the U.S. market.
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Mexico's Neolpharma opens R&D facility in Puerto Rico

The Center for the Development and Innovation of Pharmaceutical Products, or Cediprof, will focus on research and experimentation of generic drugs.
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Another Ranbaxy facility lands on FDA blacklist

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added Ranbaxy's Toansa plant to the list of Indian facilities included on the consent decree dated January 2012.
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Israel's Teva to buy NuPathe for $144 million

Pennsylvania-based NuPathe specializes in therapeutics for diseases of the central nervous system (CNS), including neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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Novo Nordisk locked in legal battle over generic drug

Danish pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk is being sued by several healthcare purchasing companies that claim the drug maker wrongfully kept generic copies of its diabetes drug Prandin off the market.
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US pharmaceutical spending slightly down from 2012 levels

Expenditure on pharmaceuticals in 2013 is predicted to register a minor decline of 0.5% dipping to $341.2 billion from $343 billion in 2012.
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US, European watchdogs join forces to regulate generic drugs

The European Medicines Agency and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have started a joint program for sharing information on bioequivalence studies required during the process of approval for generic drugs.
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