Zydus Cadila gets USFDA's final nod for fungal treatment drug

The Zydus Cadila has received final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market Voriconazole tablets in strengths of 50 and 200 mg, Cadila Healhtcare said in a BSE filing.

USFDA actions hurting exports, need govt intervention: Dr Reddy's

USFDA actions hurting exports, need govt intervention: Dr Reddy's

Asserting that regulatory action by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) on leading Indian firms has impacted exports from the country, Dr Reddy's Laboratories Chairman Satish Reddy Wednesday asked for a dialogue between government and US health regulator.

Aurobindo Pharma gets final USFDA nod for anti-viral drug

Aurobindo Pharma has received final approval from the US health regulator to manufacture and market anti-viral Valganciclovir tablets in the American market.

Blood pressure drug may treat Alzheimer's disease

A drug used to treat high blood pressure has been found to reduce cell damage often linked to Alzheimer's disease, reports a new study.

US FDA warns of DRL drug import ban if flaws are not fixed

The US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA), which had issued a warning letter to Dr Reddy's Laboratories over quality issues, has said it might withhold approval of the company's fresh drugs and stop import if no corrective action is taken.

Dr Reddy's continues to see huge selling, down over 5%

Dr Reddy's continues to see huge selling, down over 5%

The stock has fallen by over 20 percent in three days.

 

Pocket-sized device to warn of asthma attacks

The device is a sensor that works with a companion app to accurately measure two important lung functions: FEV1 (how much air you can exhale in one second) and Peak Flow (how fast you can exhale).

Novartis gets USFDA warning letter for two plants in India

Sandoz, the generic drug arm of Swiss drug major Novartis, has received a warning letter from the US health regulator for violations of current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) norms at its two plants in Western India.

Aurobindo may launch Tramadol tablets in US market

Aurobindo may launch Tramadol tablets in US market

Aurobindo Pharma has rreceived final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration to launch Tramadol Hydrochloride extended-release tablets in the US maket.

US launches anti-smoking campaign targeting 'hip-hop' teens

'Fresh Empire' is part of the FDA's ongoing efforts to combat tobacco uptake and use among youth.

FDA approves immunotherapy drug to fight lung cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved the drug Keytruda to treat the most common form of lung cancer.

Low radiation during CT scan can lower cancer chances

Low radiation during computed tomography (CT) scans can reduce the chances of cancer in patients undergoing treatment, doctors here said on Thursday.

Sun Pharma says USFDA denies approval to sell epilepsy drug

Sun Pharma says USFDA denies approval to sell epilepsy drug

India`s Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Ltd (SPARC) said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has denied its application for approval to launch a new anti-epilepsy drug, citing manufacturing quality issues at its production site.  

New anti-cholesterol drugs are too expensive: Report

The high price of two new anti-cholesterol drugs limits the benefits patients may see from them, according to a draft report released Wednesday by a US nonprofit examining drug cost-effectiveness.

Quit-smoking pill won't trigger heart attack, depression

An anti-smoking pill that was earlier thought to increase the risk of heart attack and depression is actually safe.

Female viagra: How it can increase women's sex drive

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved flibanserin, a drug touted as viagra for female, for the treatment of sexual dysfunction in premenopausal women.

FDA approves use of OxyContin in children between 11-16 years

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved limited use of powerful painkiller OxyContin for children as young as 11 years old.

Testosterone therapy may help older men live longer

Restoring testosterone in older men to normal level through gels, patches, or injections may lower their risk of heart attack, stroke, or death from any cause.

Wockhardt recalls over 1.62 lakh cartons of drugs in US

As per the information available on the US Food and Drug Administration's (USFDA) website, Mumbai-based Wockhardt is recalling the drugs for current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) deviations.

Glenmark gets US regulator nod for cholesterol drug

 India's leading new molecules maker Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for its cholesterol-lowering drug Ezetimibe.