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A prescription cream for unwanted facial hair

...a week for hair removal. Vaniqa is actually not a brand new drug, but rather a new topical-use version of the older drug eflornithine (brand name Ornidyl). Vaniqa, like Viagra, is considered to be a "lifestyle drug", a drug which generally improves our quality of life, but is not considered to be essen...

Award for TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis

...rly TTK Pharma), Chennai and is marketed under the brand name of TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis. The product had already been tested in the U.S, Singapore, and Germany. The valves are being produced under the supervision of Prof. AV. Ramani at the TTK’s Healthcare unit in Bangalore.Reliance Industries h...

India's anti-AIDS drug market engaged in price war

...has led to Cipla, a leader in the segment, cut its brand prices five to six times in the last three years. Thus, Cipla triggered a controversy by offering anti-AIDS drugs at a drastically lower prices. Pharmaceutical companies in India are able to gain good healthy revenues, even if these anti-AIDS drugs ...

E Merck introduces Livogen Z with zinc sulphate

...crore revenue.Glaxo India Ltd has sold its Livogen brand to E Merck India Ltd. According to a notification sent to the // Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Glaxo India signed a memorandum of understanding with E Merck India, selling all the rights, title and interest in the registered trademark Livogen. This ...

Zydus Cadila and Kopran in strategic alliance

...for Rs. 75 crores. Aten (Atenolol), is the largest brand in the cardiovascular segment. Aten, today, ranks within the top 50 Indian Pharma brands. // As a part of the alliance, the Mumbai-based Kopran has perpetually assigned its anti-hypertensive drug 'Aten'(Atenol) to Zydus Cadila for a consideration...

Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off

...d as a typical lifestyle related disease with high brand loyalty. Current lifestyle disease markets like cardiovascular and diabetes therapies are gradually getting saturated. The time is right for Indian pharmaceutical companies to focus on the osteoporosis medications market. br>...

Setting up a new pharmaceutical industry in India

...to phamaceutical industries worldwide has a strong brand name in the Indian pharmaceutical Industry for the its precisions and accuracy. // At present it plans to start with importing from Germany and later stage to manufacture in India. This will be 9th company of the group. Erweka has companies in Ger...

Cipro Has Cheaper Cousins to Treat Anthrax

...n and doxycycline. Before this month, Cipro -- the brand name for the drug ciprofloxacin -- was little known outside of doctor's offices and pharmacies, where it is dispensed to treat a variety of diseases, including urinary tract infections. Like other antibiotics, Cipro kills harmful bacteria in the bo...

Ajanta Launches World's First Once-A-Day Nimesulide Oral Formulation

...its once-a-day 200mg controlled release nimesulide brand Nimlodi for arthritis. Nimlodi, which was develope...system, is the world's first once-a-day nimesulide brand for the treatment of arthritis. Ajanta, which manufactures both Allopathic and Ayurvedic medicines, ...

'Disprin Plus' is now 'Disprin Paracetamol'

...said. The company has also decided not to give any brand push to Disprin Cold and Flu for similar reasons, ...(100 mg aspirin) will not be launched till the new brand 'Disprin Paracetamol' is completely established....

New Drug, Pleconaril speeds recovery from common cold

...ine, which would be sold by prescription under the brand name Picovir, but officials said it is likely to cost as much as antibiotics....

Iodex goes to SmithKline Beecham consumer Healthcare

..., a leading player in the OTC segment. The Iodex brand was owned by SmithKline Beecham Plc, the British parent, and had been licensed to SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals India. Iodex has a turnover of around Rs 100 crore, and analysts say it could be valued at Rs 300 crore. The pain-and-rub market in I...

Sun Pharma to launch chiral version of omeprazole soon

...owever, any further details as to the price or the brand name were not divulged. In this particular segm...omeprazole, has an isomer version that goes by the brand name ‘Nexium’ which it launched in March 2001 in the regulated markets. The anti-ulcerant market i...

A remedy to overcome dandruff

...t for a few minutes. But don't use the medicated brand exclusively for it tends to be harsh on the hair. Instead, alternate it with a regular shampoo and make sure you use a conditioner as well. And if your scalp doesn't clear up within six weeks, it's worthwhile seeing your doctor for either a prescript...

FDA panel refuses anti-viral cold remedy

...t on the market in the earliest possible under the brand name Picovir. Mark McKinlay, vice president of research and development for Viro Pharma, says the drug isn't dead. The company plans to meet with the FDA in coming weeks to see what steps they need to take to get approval....

Eating chocolate makes you happy

...divided into three - one ate a bar of a well-known brand of chocolate a day, another was asked not to eat chocolate, while the third were free to eat chocolate or not, as they liked. The group reported their feelings via a Web-based interactive diary over a week. In the chocolate group, 70 per cent said th...

Adult COPD or asthma could be effectively treated with Xopenex

...mg for patients 12 years of age and older. Xopenex brand levalbuterol HCl inhalation solution is indicated for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm in patients 6 years and older with reversible obstructive airway disease, such as asthma....

Antidepressant Helps Relieve Hot Flashes

...nd dementia. The drug paroxetine, sold under the brand name Paxil by GlaxoSmithKline Plc, halved the number of hot flashes suffered by women in the study.Women who took an inert placebo also had fewer hot flashes, though the improvement was not as great as with the drug, which cut hot flashes to a median...

Low-Tar Cigarettes As dangerous As High-Tar Cigarettes

... Researchers concluded that people who smoked any brand of tar cigarettes faced a higher risk of lung cancer than those who had never smoked or who had quit....

Variations In ingredients From Brand to Brand

...contained only 1.7% of the claimed dose - the best brand managed only 38.5%. Even when the hypericin and pseudohypericin contents were added together, all but one still came up short of the totals on the packaging. Doctors say, that even if they were consulted by patients about possible interactions betw...

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