Tag: "patent" at medical news
Novel "CYCLOSPORINE CAPSULE FORMULATION" to be launched
...ith immunosuppresion. Novartis have so far had the patent
for the drug and enjoyed the profits. The cost of ...rent capsule product, we believe it has a stronger patent
position and improved product characteristics." SangStat competetors Novartis have a lawsuit filed...
Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration
... has created history of sorts by winning the first patent
on organ regeneration from the American patent
office for his technique in successfully regenerating / repairing organs in human beings. A few wee...
India's anti-AIDS drug market engaged in price war
...ti-AIDS drugs are sold at steep discounts. India's patent
laws currently protect only the processes by which drugs are made but not the products themselves....
A sunscreen from the sea
...r 10 years of development, the final international patent
was issued only last January....
Generic drug costs remain shackled
...a number of important products would be coming off patent
next year. Department of Health figures show that last year 52 per cent of all dispensed prescriptions were for generic medicines. ...
Ranbaxy gets US FDA approval for Lisinopril
...h the product only in June 2002, when the original patent
expires on the drug, Zestril. Zestril is a registered trademark of Astra Zeneca UK Ltd. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, RPI expects to be able to access retail pharmacy outlets, wholesalers, hospitals and generic distributors i...
Ajanta Launches World's First Once-A-Day Nimesulide Oral Formulation
...sion of Ajanta and the Company has already filed a patent
application for the product. Nimlodi becomes the second most important product in the Ajanta portfolio after Carofit for which it has a global patent. Currently, the nimesulide market in India is worth Rs. 200 crore. Ajanta, which has been conducti...
Dr Reddy’s Laboratories to challenge patents on drug
...e temporary. This is to be expected in the game of patent
challenges but since generic drugs provide an enor...enges, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories is also focusing on patent
generic drugs, innovative drug deliveries and drugs which are difficult to formulate. Nothing can be...
Sun Pharma to launch chiral version of omeprazole soon
... Ranbaxy Laboratories. Astra Zeneca, the worldwide patent
holder of the molecule 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 in India is estimated to be over Rs 444.63 crore growing at 14.6 per ce...
AAI Pharma Files Lawsuit Against Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
...ratories (DRL) has been slapped with a lawsuit for patent
infringement by the US based AAI Pharma Inc for th... be a routine move as the para IV filing after the patent
expiry allows the patent
holder to file a lawsuit to challenge the generic player's entry. // AAI ...
Ranbaxy Labs' Entry Into Anti-Acne Market
...tinoin. Pharma major Roche Laboratories holds the patent
for the active ingredient and markets it under the...n the race to manufacture and market the drug. The patent
for isotretinoin will expire in February 2002. The worldwide sales of Accutane are about $757 millio...
Panel suggests selling allergy drugs OTC
...ort making a drug over-the-counter only when their patent
is about to run out, because doing so at that time...ng lower-priced versions of the drug. Claritin's patent
is due to expire in 2002, but the company is waging a multi-million-dollar campaign to get it extend...
New drug helps allergies
...to about $15. Moreover, Schering-Plough's Claritin patent
is expected to expire in April, enabling competitors to sell generic versions for even less than $15. Clarinex is a slightly altered form of Claritin. Within one hour of taking Claritin, the body turns its active ingredient, loratadine, into the act...
FDA changes rules on testing drugs for children
...ozac, rather than cheaper ones that no longer have patent
protection. The FDA's so-called "pediatric rule" was adopted in 1998. The new Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act, signed into law in February, reauthorized the financial incentives, plus set up a grant program to allow taxpayer dollars for pediat...
New drug for hypertension
...d adding, NCL has already filed Indian and foreign patent
applications. S-Amlodipine is the first of many more chirally pure drugs on which the NCL and Emcure scientists are working, they added....
Green tea beneficial in preventing osteoarthritis
...ever, Sheffield University has already taken out a patent
for the use of EGCG in treating osteoarthritis. Dr. Buttle concluded that while results have not yet been confirmed on human volunteers, there is no harm in drinking green tea as it does not cause any harm....
New heart-healthy corn due in stores by 2007
...old as cooking oil. Scientists are waiting for a patent
approval, expected next month. After that, seed companies can apply for a license to sell it to farmers. Food processors also are interested in healthful ingredients that can provide benefits for weight-conscientious consumers....
Upcoming Hemogenomics Centre in Bangalore
...ssman of the U.S. holding more than 20 patents and patent
applications,has announced intention to set up a high end rapid //diagnostic centre in Bangalore under the name of "Hemogenomics", which will be a marketing, selling and research company. Addressing a press conference on the sidelines of the BioAsi...
FDA Approves Indian Generic Drug For AIDS Treatment
...// is manufactured by Ranbaxy Laboratories. Due to patent
laws it will not be able to market this anti-retroviral drug in US, but it will be available for patients in the developing countries, it will be made available for purchase and use abroad under the president’s emergency plan for AIDS Relief. This Pr...
Africa Is Not The Only Continent Struggling Against AIDS
...ng generic drug industry, buoyed by the absence of patent
protection before March this year, supplying medication to half the people on antiretroviral therapy in the entire developing world. In one view, the 3 by 5 target has served its purpose. Numbers receiving treatment are on the rise and progress is ac...
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