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FDA approval for generics of ADHD drug Strattera posted 23/06/2017

The US Food and Drug Administration announced on 30 May 2017 the approval of the first generic versions of Strattera (atomoxe...

FDA approves two new Seroquel XR generics posted 16/06/2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two generic versions of Astra Zeneca’s antidepressant Seroquel XR, whi...

Vytorin generic launched in the US posted 26/05/2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a generic version of the anti-cholesterol drug Vytorin, which will be...

First Advair generic launched in the US posted 18/05/2017

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (Teva) has announced the launch of AirDuo RespiClick and its authorized generic, the first com...

Patent challenges hit Actavis and Acorda posted 28/04/2017

Teva Pharmaceuticals’ subsidiary Actavis and neurological drug specialist Acorda Therapeutics have both faced patent challeng...

 

Research

Follow-up study finds generic tacrolimus safe for kidney transplant patients posted 14/07/2017

Researchers from Portugal, who carried out a long-term follow-up study, have found that switching stable kidney transplant pa...

Generics in the pipeline for 2017 in the US posted 14/07/2017

Since the Hatch-Waxman Act was passed in 1984, the approval process for generics has been simplified. The law created an abbr...

Oncology drug pricing – the case of generic imatinib posted 09/06/2017

Authors Christopher Chen and Aaron Kesselheim review how various market strategies slowed the entry of generics of leukaemia...

Generic substitution of antiretroviral drugs in Ireland: healthcare provider views posted 02/06/2017

A survey conducted in Ireland shows that most healthcare providers consider the generic substitution of antiretroviral drugs...

Generic substitution of antiretroviral drugs in Ireland: patient views posted 26/05/2017

Researchers in Ireland report the findings of a survey of opinions on the generic substitution of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs...

 

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FDA lists drugs without generics to increase competition posted 07/07/2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on 27 June 2017 that it had taken ‘two new, important steps’ to increase...

UK introduces new law to control generic drug prices posted 30/06/2017

A new law introduced in the UK is seeking to clarify and extend the government’s powers to regulate the cost of medicines and...

Baxter and Dorizoe make deal for generic injectables posted 23/06/2017

US-based healthcare company Baxter International (Baxter) and contract research and development organization Dorizoe announce...

FDA targets rising drug prices by increasing generics competition posted 20/06/2017

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is advocating reducing drug costs by approving cheaper gene...

Japan plans to increase generics use posted 09/06/2017

Japan is currently the world’s second largest pharmaceutical market. Prescription brand-name drugs dominate the market and ge...

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