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The plan affecting up to 6 percent of its pharmaceuticals workforce comes on top of a programme to reduce the number of production sites and is part of a larger drive to cut costs, the newspaper said.
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Japan`s health ministry on Thursday filed a criminal complaint against the local arm of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis over alleged exaggerated advertising for a popular blood-pressure drug, the company said.
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Novartis, however, said: "This ruling is a setback for patients that will hinder medical progress for diseases without effective treatment options".
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Glivec, used in treating chronic myeloid leukemia and some other cancers, costs a patient about Rs 1.2 lakh/month, much higher than Rs 8,000 which is the price of the generic drug.
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