February 19, 2021 11:27 am
The Novartis manufactured Zolgensma gene therapy to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is the most expensive medicine globally; it costs 2.1 million US dollars, about Rs 15.24 crore in Indian currency.
September 30, 2020 3:31 pm
Even once such a vaccine is on the market, he said, it probably won’t protect everyone -- as is the case with seasonal flu.
July 16, 2020 11:25 am
Novartis said it would provide medicines ranging from antibiotics and steroids to diarrhea pills to 79 countries on the World Bank's list of low- and lower-middle-income nations.
May 25, 2019 9:19 am
Novartis executives defended the price, saying that as a one-time treatment it would ultimately save patients who would have instead been on expensive long-term treatments that cost several hundred thousand dollars a year.
February 22, 2018 1:42 pm
The politicians to be investigated include current central bank governor and former finance minister Yannis Stournaras and Dimitris Avramopoulos, a European commissioner and former health minister.
January 14, 2015 8:40 am
Cipla had last year started manufacturing and selling a generic drug using the Indacaterol maleate salt.
December 17, 2014 1:06 am
Novartis has also sought damages and payment for infringing the patented pharmaceutical product.
November 04, 2014 11:13 am
Renewed interest among corporate occupiers has led to developers of office spaces asking for higher prices...
October 14, 2014 2:46 am
Last month, the NPPA had withdrawn internal guidelines issued by the drug price regulator to cap prices of non-scheduled drugs.
September 09, 2014 5:39 am
The drug is used as a targeted therapy for treating certain types of leukaemia.