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Supreme Court to examine issue of alleged non-availability of drugs

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 14:53

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to Centre to examine the issue of alleged non availability of generic drugs and vaccines.

Lupin launches generic Ciprofloxacin in US market

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 17:17

The company had earlier received final approval for the product from the USFDA.

Sun Pharma gets FDA import ban on Gujarat plant

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 10:29

The plant in Karkhadi in Gujarat makes both drug ingredients and formulations, according to Sun`s 2013 annual report.

Big Pharma pushes for US action against India on drugs

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 16:24

Global pharmaceutical firms are pressuring the United States to act against India to stop more local companies producing up to a dozen new varieties of cheap generic drugs still on-patent, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Wockhardt hit by another USFDA import restrictions

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 15:46

In a filing to the BSE, the company said it has received a warning letter from USFDA for its manufacturing units located at L1, Chikalthana, Aurangabad and B15, Waluj, Aurangabad.

Ranbaxy, Daiichi to leverage on brand strength for global mkts

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 13:27

The two firms will synergise across each segment of pharmaceutical value chain starting from R&D, sourcing, manufacturing, distribution, sales and marketing, he added.

Ranbaxy drugs are 'safe and efficacious': SAfrican regulator

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 19:01

Generic drugs distributed in South Africa by Indian pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy are "safe" and "efficacious", the country's regulator body said Wednesday, days after the beleaguered drug maker paid a fine of USD 500 million in the US for selling adulterated drugs there.

Bayer evaluating options in oral contraceptive patent case

Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 16:49

German drug major Bayer AG Friday said it "disagrees" with a US court ruling that allowed Indian rival Lupin to sell generic version of its oral contraceptive (OC) tablet 'Yaz' in the American market and is "evaluating" options.

Lupin gets USFDA nod for generic Seasonique tablets

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 18:53

Drug major Lupin Friday said it has received US health regulator's approval for generic version of Teva Branded Pharm's Seasonique Tablets, used to prevent pregnancy, in the American market.

India woos Iran with its affordable generic drugs

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 14:07

India is hard selling its cost effective generic drugs to Iran and competing against the expensive medicines from Europe.

Govt plans to replace DPCO with a new legislation

Last Updated: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 11:37

The Government plans to bring a new legislation for price control and monitoring of drugs, replacing the existing regulatory framework, to meet the requirements of the new pharmaceutical pricing policy.

Ranbaxy recalls generic Lipitor from the US market

Last Updated: Friday, November 23, 2012, 17:38

Drug major Ranbaxy Friday said it is recalling its generic version of cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor from the US market leading to temporary disruption in the supply.