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GlaxoSmithKline’s diabetes drug Avandia to be restricted on US market


As part of a US Food and Drug Administration re-assessment of UK drug giant GlaxoSmithKline’s troubled…

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Sandoz files for generic of Shire’s Vyvanse; FDA warning


Ireland-headquartered biopharmaceutical company Shire (LSE: SHP) yesterday revealed that its US subsidiary…

GenericsMarkets & MarketingNeurologicalNorth AmericaNovartisPatentsPharmaceuticalRegulationSandozShireVyvanse

FDA advisory panel backs continued use of Abbott’s Trilipix with statins


The US Food and Drug Administration’s Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee to review…

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10% of US cancer patients abandoned oral drug therapy, often on cost grounds


In the USA, 10% of cancer patients failed to fill their initial prescriptions for oral anti-cancer drugs,…

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US cancer drug use and spending to rise sharply by 2013, followed by diabetes and CNS, says Medco


Expensive new cancer drugs treating increasing numbers of patients could drive cancer drug spending by…

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Public Citizen says US FDA should immediately pull Eisai and Pfizer’s high-dose Aricept from market


US consumer watchdog Public Citizen has called for higher doses of Aricept (donepezil), marketed by originator…

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Hepatitis C market rivals Merck & Co and Roche in marketing pact for newly-approved boceprevir


US drug giant Merck (NYSE: MRK) has entered into agreements with Swiss major Roche (SIX: ROG), through…

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Pfizer files for US and Japanese approval of crizotinib for NSCLC


US drug behemoth Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) says that its New Drug Application for crizotinib, an oral first-in-class…

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Alimera resubmits eye drug Iluvien to US regulator


USA-based Alimera Sciences (Nasdaq: ALIM) says that it has resubmitted its New Drug Application for Iluvien…

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US FDA clears first hep C drug in a decade, Merck & Co’s Victrelis


In much awaited, though largely expected news, the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved…

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US Medicare likely to run out of funds in 2024; Congressional Affordable Medicines Caucus


The US Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds report on the current and projected financial…

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Roche files for US and EU approval of vemurafenib for metastatic skin cancer


US biotech giant Genentech, part of Swiss drug major Roche (SIX: ROG), has submitted a New Drug Application…

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US concerns about bias in commercially funded continuing medical education


Commercial funding of continuing medical education (CME) and the potential for bias appear to concern…

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US FTC warns Sanofi, Watson and Synthon over Ambien patent deal, but won’t take action


The Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition has notified Sanofi-Aventis US, a subsidiary…

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US appros of biotech drugs nearly doubled in last decade, says Tufts CSDD


US regulatory approvals for new biopharmaceuticals nearly doubled in the last decade, compared to the…

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US FDA consults on user fee program for biosimilar and interchangeable biologicals


The US Food and Drug Administration is requesting input from stakeholders and the public relating to…

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Impax Labs sued again by J&J unit Alza over generic Concerta


USA-based Impax Laboratories (Nasdaq: IPXL) confirmed on Friday that Alza Corp, a division of health…

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Growth in Canadian drug spending slows to lowest rate since 1996


Although drugs remain an important cost driver in Canada’s health system, growth in spending has…

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Global pharmaceutical market remains in declining growth trend


The global pharmaceutical market continued to show declining growth through 2010. According to new data…

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Chile remains on USTR Priority Watch list


The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released its annual Special 301 Report on…

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US FTC finds 60% rise in pharma pay-for-delay deals; flawed understanding says GPhA


Pharmaceutical companies in the USA struck an unprecedented number of deals in fiscal year 2010 in which…

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Merck KGaA US units agree $44.3 million settlement with DoJ; Ranbaxy faces up to $1 billion fine?


Four US subsidiaries of German drug major Merck KGaA (MRK: DE) - Serono Laboratories, EMD Serono, Merck…

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