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

...ealthy revenues, even if these anti-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....

E Merck introduces Livogen Z with zinc sulphate

... India with Rs 3 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 tradem...

Increased Heart Attack Risk From Celebrex,Vioxx

...scription pharmaceuticals. One of them, Celecoxib, sold as Celebrex, was the sixth leading prescription dr...last year. The other COX-2 inhibitor is Rofecoxib, sold as Vioxx. The drugs are popular because they provide the same pain- killing effects as aspirin and...

Probiotics can help

...y or added, in certain foods as well as being also sold in tablet form as dietary supplements. Now a Finnish study has tested the efficacy of a particular strain of probiotic, lactobacillus GG, in preventing childhood diarrhoea and respiratory infections.Lactobacillus GG is already known to reduce the d...

E. coli strains resistant to a common antibiotic

... common antibiotic, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, sold as Bactrim or Septra. They found the same strain caused 51 percent of the drug-resistant infections at Berkeley, 38 percent in Michigan and 39 percent in Minnesota....

FDA Approves Contraceptive Ring

...hormone-releasing contraceptive implant. NuvaRing, sold by Organon, Inc., effectively blocks conception between 98 percent and 99 percent of the time -- meaning that for every 100 women who use it for a year, only one or two will become pregnant, the FDA says. That rate is similar to both the birth contro...

Ranbaxy gets US FDA approval for Lisinopril

...n 2000 for Lisinopril touched $ 1.2 billion. It is sold under two brands in the US market , of which Zestril alone sold $ 0.66 billion in 2000. The tentative approval has been given for a single entity form of Lisinopril...

New Drug, Pleconaril speeds recovery from common cold

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

Resurgence Of Botulism

...y-to-eat foods// that are only refrigerated before sold could cause outbreaks of botulism. While most U.S. botulism cases involve mistakes in home canning or smoking of foods, some botulism poisoning in recent years has been traced to commercial foods. One person died in California in 1994 after eating c...

Healthy Medicine Or Harmful Intoxicant?

...ormally go into a deep sleep or coma. GHB was also sold extensively in health-food stores as an aid in muscle building and fat reduction during the 1980s....

Loss of weight

... of the anti-obesity drug sibutramine. The drug is sold as Reductil in Europe// and Meridia in the United States. The drug was temporarily withdrawn from the market in Italy after reports that two patients taking the drug had died. A spokesman declined to say who was leading the review, which was request...

Consumer group seeks Sibutramine ban

...et drug sibutramine. Public Citizen says the drug, sold as Meridia, is associated with 29 deaths, including 19 from// cardiovascular causes such as heart attacks. But obesity experts say it's difficult to determine if people died because of Meridia or because they were obese, which put them at increased r...

Drug to treat lung cancer shows promise

...y Solvay Pharma, is not available in the US. It is sold in Canada, Europe, China and other countries as Sialor or Sulfarlem and has been on the market for 30 years. The drug appears to work by increasing the body's levels of an enzyme called Gst that ordinarily detoxifies dangerous substances, such as tob...

Cure for common cold

...s said might be difficult for a drug that would be sold by prescription. The major concern, was that Picovir appeared to lower the effectiveness of oral contraceptives, which might cause inadvertent pregnancies. Some women taking both Picovir and birth control pills experienced bleeding between their men...

One IV treatment a year rather than a pill a day

...he IV treatment has fewer side effects. The drug, sold by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. as Zometa, is in a class called bisphosphonates. Two other drugs in this class are used as once-a-day pills to treat osteoporosis; one also is available as a once-a-week pill. Novartis said it does not know how much ...

Chemotherapy Pill Has Fewer Side Effects Than IV

...ill form rather than through an IV. Capecitabine, sold as Xeloda by New Jersey-based Roche Laboratories, has been approved by the FDA to treat breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast and is resistant to standard chemotherapy. Unlike intravenous 5-FU, which is active throughout the body, capecitab...

FDA may speed review of new drugs

... number of staffers who oversee the risks of newly sold therapies. But drug safety advocates say some of the proposal is worrisome. In wake of a dozen drugs pulled off the market because of dangers in recent years, critics say the FDA already is approving drugs too fast and doesn’t adequately monit...

FDA considers nicotine lollipops illegal

...ozenge, to see if they also qualify as drugs being sold illegally....

Abortion made easy pill causes alarm in state

...ston, the new high-tech abortion drug being freely sold over the counter in the state, may usher in an era...companies had assured that the drugs would only be sold under medical prescription. If self-administered or given by unqualified dais the drug could lead t...

Babies Should Get Vitamin D Supplement

...atural source of the vitamin D. All infant formula sold in the U.S. contains added vitamin D, but if a baby drinks less than// 500 milliliters of formula each day they should also receive supplements, according to the AAP. Vitamin D supplements are also recommended in children and teens who do not drink ...

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