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Thursday, October 29, 2020



Himachal Pradesh: ‘Toxic’ cough syrup maker gave ‘misleading’ quality report, HC informed

August 20, 2020 11:03 am

The syrup, Coldbest-PC, was linked to the death of several infants in Jammu earlier this year after government analysts detected a poisonous impurity.

In dwindling imports from China, a big atmanirbhar push for desi pharma firms

July 09, 2020 11:39 am

The central government, meanwhile, has launched new schemes to promote the production of pharmaceutical compounds and the establishment of bulk drug parks in the country.

Glenmark gets tentative nod from USFDA for generic type-2 diabetes tablets

March 23, 2020 5:51 pm

Farxiga tablets are used as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

BJD leader Bhartruhari Mahtab seeks probe into efficacy of generic drugs

July 20, 2019 2:38 am

BJD member Bhartruhari Mahtab cited a recent book, which, according to him, claimed that Indian domestic drug manufacturers were not producing quality generic drugs.

Nagpur-based pharma exporter nabbed in Prague by US drug authorities

June 27, 2019 7:20 pm

Many medicine exporters make big money out of export business since in countries like US, medical treatment is costly and hence there are a lot of buyers of cheap medicines coming from countries like India.

Panel to firms: Prove that 324 combination drugs are safe to use

June 06, 2019 3:38 am

The medicines, known as fixed dose combinations, were declared ‘irrational’ by a Health Ministry panel set up in 2014.

New 'chemputer' system may revolutionise drug production

December 03, 2018 4:41 pm

While recent advances in chemical production have allowed some chemical compounds to be produced at laboratory scale via automated systems, the chemputer is underpinned by a new universal and interoperable standard for writing and sharing chemical recipes.

Drop in supplies: Price of key drug for kids with heart ailment hiked

June 29, 2018 3:05 am

The ceiling price will be raised to Rs 2.60 per ml against the current 29 p per ml — the price of a 30 ml bottle will go up from Rs 10 to Rs 78.

Who is Martin Shkreli 'the most hated man in America'?

March 10, 2018 10:14 am

Martin Shkreli came to be known as "Pharma Bro" at time after founding Turing Pharmaceuticals, buying the anti-parasitic drug Daraprim and raising its price by 5,000 percent to $750 per pill.

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sentenced to seven years for defrauding investors

March 10, 2018 8:53 am

The Brooklyn-born entrepreneur became known as the "Pharma Bro" in September 2015 after founding Turing Pharmaceuticals, buying the anti-parasitic drug Daraprim and raising its price by 5,000 percent to $750 per pill.