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FDA reveals details on generic drugs watchdog reorganization

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced details of its long-awaited reorganization of the Office of Generic Drugs (OGD).
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US regulator to tighten scrutiny on potential drug delay deals

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has announced plans to increase probes into pharmaceutical deals that potentially harm competition by delaying the launch of generic drugs on the market.
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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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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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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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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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FDA imposes new ban on Wockhardt drugs

Indian generic drug maker Wockhardt has been hit by a U.S. import alert for the second time this year.
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Generics dent market share of brand-name drugs

The growth of the generic drug market worldwide may turn out to be a long-term trend, experts say, as a number of studies show a stable decline in prescriptions of brand-name drugs last year.
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