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Mumbai: Private hospital first in city to switch to generic drugs

October 06, 2018 1:04 am

Hospital records show the same medicines but of branded quality would have cost patients Rs 1.58 crore.

Tricks of trade

September 23, 2015 12:05 am

India should not have suspended trade talks with the EU. Drama and posturing have their place — in the negotiating room.

Centre plans ad blitzkrieg for Jan Aushadhi revamp

January 02, 2014 4:02 am

Twenty eight states have a free drugs policy on paper and most of the funding for the schemes comes from the states.

Plan for free generic drugs scheme shelved

May 22, 2013 1:25 am

States told to plan own schemes,seek NHM funds

Ranbaxy Laboratories pleads guilty in US,to pay USD 500 mn in settlement

May 13, 2013 12:01 am

Generic drugs at issue were manufactured at Ranbaxy's facilities in Paonta Sahib and Dewas in India.

MSD-Glenmark case replay of Bayer-Cipla patent feud

April 13, 2013 12:54 am

In the 2010 Bayer-Cipla case on patent linkage,court refused to ask govt to link patent status of a drug to grant of marketing approval for generic versions.

Aamir Khan appears before Par panel,pitches for generic drugs

June 21, 2012 4:39 pm

Actor had recently highlighted issue of malpractices prevalent among doctors and sale of medicines.

Indian pharma battles for generic riches

April 13, 2011 10:19 am

$100 billion worth of drugs are coming off patent over the next two years.

Something rotten

August 12, 2009 2:12 am

As the rich world’s governments struggle to contain the costs of health care,they are starting to scrutinise the price of drugs.