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Teva's application for patent extension on Copaxone rejected

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected the request from Israeli pharma giant Teva Pharmaceuticals to have its patent protection on Copaxone extended until September 2015.
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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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FDA reviewer slams study that questions generic drug quality

A senior official with the U.S. FDA has slammed research that suggests many heart drugs produced outside the U.S. contain impurities.
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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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Pfizer seeks to ban sales of generic Viagra in US

U.S. pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer has filed a lawsuit against Indian drug maker Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. in an effort to prevent sales of a generic version of Viagra.
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Canada's drug spending growth slowed by generics

Market share is increasing for generics drugs, which are typically much cheaper than branded and patented drugs.
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Many generic drugs fail to serve their purpose, doctors warn

Doctors and researchers have criticized the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for failing to control the effectiveness of the vast majority of pharmaceutical products sold in the United States.
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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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AstraZeneca, Merck gain share on Glaxo's asthma treatment drug

Competition on the U.S. pharmaceutical market has never been more fierce. Generic drugs are taking decisive steps onto the market, gaining a bigger share wherever they are allowed.
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Plastics, polymers to dominate global pharmaceutical packaging market

Over the years through 2018, the global pharmaceutical packaging market is predicted to reach $78.79 billion, with Europe, Japan and the U.S. accounting for about 70% of the entire market.
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