Sunday, 29 March 2020

Generics News

  • Teva's Potential $40 bn Mylan acquisition could transform generics space'

    Generics |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' recent $40.1 billion offer to purchase Netherlands-based Mylan, which is crucially contingent on Mylan not consummating its offer to acquire Irish...Read more

  • TB claims 74000 children each year: WHO

    Generics |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: World Health Organization has launched "Roadmap for childhood TB: towards zero deaths", in an effort to prevent deaths of children from tuberculosis (TB) that claims nearly 74000...Read more

  • Boehringer, Lilly diabetes drug shows +ve results

    Generics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company have presented their results from two randomized phase III clinical trials evaluating the 'efficacy and safety of linagliptin in As...Read more

  • Indian drugmakers shifting R&D to South East Asia

    Generics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Many leading Indian drug makers, that comprise a core part of the country's $1,000 bn worth pharmaceutical industry, are soon shifting their research and development operations a...Read more

  • Unlike FDA, Indian regulators finds no violations at Ranbaxy

    Generics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: India's Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has said that under the country's Drugs and Cosmetics Act, it has found 'no major violations' at Ranbaxy's Mohali plant that has ...Read more

  • Pfizer, Hisun launch generics joint venture in China

    Generics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Pfizer and China's Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceuticals, a leading Chinese pharmaceutical company, announced the launch of Hisun-Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, a joint venture formed between ...Read more

  • Teva launches generic of Abilify, antipsychotic drug

    Generics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: Teva Pharmaceutical has launched the generic equivalent to Abilify, aripiprazole tablets, an atypical antipsychotic medication, are approved for the treatment of schizophrenia an...Read more

  • Sun's generic of Takeda ulcer drug gets FDA nod

    Generics |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Indian pharmaceutical major, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries announced that the generic version of Prevacid by the company has received that final approval from the US FDA. The Am...Read more

  • Teva to pay $718 mn to apex tax body in Israel

    Generics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical is going to pay $718 million to Israel Tax Authority to pay for the release of trapped profits, settling tax assessments for the years 2005-07 an...Read more

  • Sandoz gets FDA nod for MS generic drug

    Generics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: Sandoz, a Novartis company, has recieved USFDA approval of Glatopa, a first generic version of Teva's Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection) for multiple sclerosis therapy. "Sa...Read more

  • Drug shortage forces FDA to approve cancer generic

    Generics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: The US FDA has provided its approval for a generic version of cancer drug Doxil that has been facing shortage due to manufacturing deficiencies. This generic version of the drug...Read more

  • Hong Kong to host international TCM exhibition, conference

    Generics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Modernized Chinese Medicine International Association (MCMIA ) is organizing 12th International Conference and Exhibition of the M...Read more

  • Britain's MHRA recalls 16 Wockhardt medicines

    Generics |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: UK's drug regulatory body, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has recalled 16 drugs manufactured by Wockhardt Ltd after identifying 'manufacturing deficie...Read more

  • Chinese planning agency to probe pharma prices

    Generics |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: China's primary economic planning agency, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is in the process of investigating the costs and prices charged by drugmakers. Acc...Read more

  • Aurobindo recalls epilepsy drug lot in US

    Generics |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Nov, 2014

    Singapore: India-based Aurobindo Pharma in the US is recalling Gabapentin capsules, USP 300 mg 100-count bottles, at consumer level due to possible stashs of some empty capsules. USFDA has...Read more

  • Wockhardt restructures quality control team

    Generics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: After being rapped by the US FDA and Indian drug regulator for lapses in good manufacturing practices (GMP), Indian drug major Wockhardt has now restructured its quality control ...Read more

  • GSK officials under criminal investigation in China

    Generics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: The Chinese police who have been investigating allegations of bribery against senior executives working at UK's leading multinational pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline in Ch...Read more

  • Pneumonia kills a 5-year-old child every 30 secs: UN

    Generics |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Pneumonia remains the single biggest killer of children under the age of five globally, claiming the lives of more than one million girls and boys every year. However, the good n...Read more



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