Indian companies in FDA`s first list for generic Aciphex tablets

Indian firms including Dr Reddy`s, Lupin and Torrent Pharma have received nod from the US health regulator to market the first generic version of Aciphex, used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Sun Pharma gets USFDA nod for generic duodenal ulcer capsules

Drug firm Sun Pharmaceutical Industries today said it has received final approval from the US health regulator for its generic Lansoprazole delayed- release capsules used for treating duodenal ulcer.

Ranbaxy stops production of its generic Lipitor: USFDA

Ranbaxy Laboratories has stopped production of its generic version of cholesterol lowering drug Lipitor.

Lupin launches generic cholesterol lowering drug in US

Drug-maker Lupin Tuesday said its subsidiary Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc has launched cholesterol lowering drug Fenofibrate tablets in 48mg and 145mg strengths in the United States.

Cipla slashes cancer drug prices by up to 64%

Giving some relief to cancer patients, pharma major Cipla today slashed prices of its three generic cancer drugs by up to 64 per cent.

Lupin gets USFDA approval for generic Lexapro tablets

Drug firm Lupin Ltd today said it has received American health regulator`s approval to market Escitalopram tablets, used in treating depressive disorders, in the US market.

Wockhardt gets USFDA nod for generic Parkinson’s drug

Wockhardt on Tuesday said that it has received US FDA approval for marketing a generic version of extended—release tablets containing Ropinirole hydrochloride.

Ranbaxy launches generic diabetes drug in US

Ranbaxy Laboratories today said it has launched generic pioglitazone hydrochloride tablets used for treating diabetes in the American market.

Wockhardt to launch generic version of Plavix

Wockhardt has received final approval from the United States Food & Drug Administration for marketing tablets of Clopidogrel bisulfate.

US pushing India to hike cancer drug price

Obama administration is pressurising India and other countries to impose higher prices even for lifesaver cancer drugs.

Rs 27,000 crore project for free medicines to start this year

In an ambitious project, government proposes to provide free medicines to millions of people through a Rs 27,000 crore joint initiative of the Centre and states within this year.

Rs 27,000 crore project for free medicines to start this year

In an ambitious project, government proposes to provide free medicines to millions of people through a Rs 27,000 crore joint initiative of the Centre and states within this year.

Pfizer names Alembic, Breckenridge as co-defendants in lawsuit

Alembic Pharma today said Pfizer has filed a lawsuit against it and US firm Breckenridge Pharma for their move to market generic tablets for treating depression.

Rajasthan to distribute 200 new drugs free

Rajasthan has decided to distribute 200 new generic drugs free of cost at government-run hospitals to benefit millions of patients in the state.

Chhattisgarh CM directs hospitals to sell generic drugs

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has directed all the district hospitals in the state to sell generic drugs.

End to children`s cancer drug shortage is unclear

A severe shortage of a childhood cancer drug should ease before hospitals run out of it in a couple weeks, a top federal regulator said Tuesday.