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July 21, 2010

Several generic drug makers have settled with Forest Labs and German drug maker Merz Pharma...

July 21, 2010

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline is the latest company to join health policy research organization the...

July 21, 2010

An investigational treatment for HIV made by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Tibotec Pharmaceuticals works as...

July 20, 2010

Generic drug maker Caraco Pharmaceutical Labs has launched a generic antidepressant, Caraco said Wednesday....

DETROIT Generic drug maker Caraco Pharmaceutical Labs has launched a generic antidepressant, Caraco said Wednesday.

 

The drug maker announced the launch of bupropion hydrochloride extended-release tablets in the 150 mg and 200 mg strengths.

 

 

The drug is a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline’s Wellbutrin SR. Various versions of the drug have annual sales of $300 million, according to Caraco.

 

July 20, 2010

Pfizer is selling one of its New York properties to financial services firm TIAA-CREF, according...

July 18, 2010

A U.S. District Court has ruled in favor of two companies who alleged patent infringement...

July 18, 2010

Biotechnology company Spectrum Pharmaceuticals has appointed a new SVP, chief scientific officer and head of...

July 15, 2010

Sales and profits grew significantly for Swiss drug maker Novartis, with significant growth across divisions,...

July 14, 2010

Drug maker Gilead Sciences has filed a suit against Indian generic drug maker Lupin for...

July 14, 2010

A joint advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration has voted to recommend allowing...

July 14, 2010

Generic drug maker Mylan is hoping to gain entry into the injectable drug market with...

July 13, 2010

Teva Pharmaceuticals has launched a drug for treating migraine headaches, the generic drug maker said....

NORTH WALES, Pa. Teva Pharmaceuticals has launched a drug for treating migraine headaches, the generic drug maker said.

 

Teva announced the launch of naratriptan tablets in the 1 mg and 2.5-mg strengths. The tablets are a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline’s Amerge. The drug is used to treat acute migraine attacks in adults with or without visual disturbances preceding the attacks known as aura.

 

 

July 11, 2010

Regional retail pharmacy chain Kerr Drug has hired former GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson executive...

July 11, 2010

Sandoz has launched a generic drug for treating migraine headaches, the generics arm of Swiss...

PRINCETON, N.J. Sandoz has launched a generic drug for treating migraine headaches, the generics arm of Swiss drug maker Novartis said Monday.

 

Sandoz launched naratriptan hydrochloride tablets in the 2.5-mg strength, a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline’s Amerge. The tablets are used for treating acute migraine attacks in adults with or without visual disturbances that occur before the onset of the headache, also known as aura. Studies have indicated that around 12% of Americans have migraine attacks.

 

 

July 8, 2010

McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Thursday issued yet another recall of 21 lots of over-the-counter medicines....

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Thursday issued yet another recall of 21 lots of over-the-counter medicines. This action is a follow-up to a product recall that McNeil originally announced on Jan. 15, which was initiated following consumer complaints of a musty or moldy odor, which has been linked to the presence of trace amounts of a chemical called 2,4,6-tribromoanisole.

 

July 8, 2010

Roxane Labs announced Thursday the launch of two new generic drugs....

COLUMBUS, Ohio Roxane Labs announced Thursday the launch of two new generic drugs.

 

The Columbus, Ohio-based generics subsidiary of German drug maker Boehringer Ingelheim, launched naratriptan tablets in the 1-mg and 2.5-mg strengths, and anastrozole tablets in the 1-mg strength.

 

 

July 7, 2010

Merck will close down eight of its research and development sites and eight of its...

July 7, 2010

A big-ticket acquisition could be in the works for French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis, according to...

July 6, 2010

Generic drug maker Caraco Pharmaceutical Labs has begun shipping azelastine ophthalmic solution in the 0.05%...

July 6, 2010

Dr. Reddy’s Labs has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration and launched three...

June 30, 2010

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has inked a co-development and commercialization agreement with Genmab, the drug...

June 30, 2010

Generic drug maker Par Pharmaceutical has launched a generic version of a drug used to...

June 30, 2010

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has launched the first generic version of a drug used for treating...

June 29, 2010

The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware has upheld the patent on a...

June 29, 2010

Some of the strongest growth among large drug companies may come from Swiss drug maker...