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Martin Shkreli is barred from the drug industry

January 15, 2022 8:18 am

🔴 Martin Shkreli is serving a seven-year prison sentence for defrauding investors related to his work running two hedge funds and a different pharmaceutical company.

BDR Pharma launches generic cancer drug in India

September 14, 2021 7:30 pm

Cabozantinib is used for the treatment of metastatic medullary thyroid cancer, advanced renal cell carcinoma and hepatocellular carcinoma, BDR Pharma said in a statement.

New research: Oral drug fenofibrate may cut SARS-CoV-2 infection by 70%

August 06, 2021 1:16 pm

The team noted that additional unpublished data also indicates that fenofibrate is equally effective against the newer variants of SARS-CoV-2 including the Alpha and Beta variants.

Explained: How an unproven Alzheimer’s drug got approved

July 22, 2021 8:21 am

In announcing its approval in June, the FDA acknowledged there was not sufficient evidence that the drug would help patients. Instead, it said it was greenlighting Aduhelm under a program called “accelerated approval.”

Ludhiana cops recover intoxicant medicines worth Rs 6 cr from Rajasthan

October 30, 2020 2:52 pm

The recovery was made following the interrogation of three Jaipur-based alleged drug peddlers who were earlier arrested by Ludhiana police.

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.