US Drugmaker Slapped Huge Fine for Misleading Doctors Over Addictive Painkiller
After four years of unrelenting pursuit by the Food and Drug Administration, the Purdue pharma of the US gave in, admitting it had made false claims about their popular painkiller Oxycontin.
They have agreed to pay up $634.5 millions for making false claims about the drug to boost sales and ...
Malaria Vaccine Effective in Latest Trials
...e for use by the children in Africa."
The findings were published online Dec. 8 in the New England Journal of Medicine .
RTS,S was developed by drugmaker
Glaxo-Smith-Kline. When the shot is given it also has another component, called either ASO1 or ASO2, which is given to boost the vaccine's effectivene...
Hissey Kientz Concerned That Patients Have Not Been Provided With Crucial Information About Digitek Recall Despite the Dangers of Digoxin Toxicity
... recent reports that many heart patients may not have been fully informed by the drug’s manufacturer about problems with the heart drug Digitek. drugmaker
Actavis Totowa issued a nationwide recall notice for the heart drug http://www.hkllp.com/digitek/digitek.html [Digitek] (digoxin) on April 25, 2008....
Sponsor to Pull Measure Mandating HPV Vaccine
...e unexpectedly. Now I see this as an opportunity to do more education."
The decision to drop the measure comes as questions are being raised about drugmaker
Merck & Co.'s involvement in getting bills introduced in Maryland and across the country.
The drug company is a donor to Women in Government, an a...
Ranbaxy Signs Licensing, Supply Agreement for Canadian Market
... India's biggest drugmaker
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd today said it had entered into a licensing and supply agreement with Janssen-Ortho Inc (JOI) for a generic version of Risperi...
Drug Xeloda as effective as Traditional Chemotherapy
... According to drugmaker
Roche Holding AG Xeloda oral chemotherapy is proving to be as effective as traditional chemotherapy to treat advanced stomach cancer//.
Data from ...
Glivec the hot cancer drug from Novartis
... Novartis is the world's sixth-largest drugmaker
Novartis was formed after merger of two Swiss companies, Sandoz Ltd. and Ciba-Geigy."Novartis
is emerging as one of the premier power...
Pharmacia may take 51.5 percent Abbott stake
... PHARMACIA Corp is close to signing a deal to acquire the 51.5 per cent stake in Abbott Laboratories India held by fellow US drugmaker
Abbott Laboratories Inc. An industry source who declined to be identified, said Pharmacia could reach an agreement in the next few days to buy the sta...