Ozurdex is a biodegradable implant that is injected into the eye to treat patients suffering from diseases such as macular edema and uveitis. During a routine in-process inspection, Allergan found a loose particle of silicone on a “sampling of Ozurdex implants”.
The first four tranches of coal auction were for the power sector and ‘non-regulated’ sector — which includes companies that produce cement, iron and steel, or captive power. The fifth tranche of auction was exclusively for the iron and steel sector.
Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AIMED), which represents Indian medical device companies, wrote a letter to PMO on August 27 stating that “not only retailers and hospitals” but the importers too “enjoy irrational margins in the supply chain”.
Fortis Healthcare had said in June that markets regulator Sebi has ordered a forensic audit in the matter of the company, which has admitted to systemic lapses in giving Rs 494.14 crore worth of loans to firms controlled by erstwhile promoters.