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Opportunities in the COPD market Reports | Posted 10/09/2010

The increasing elderly population and increases in diagnosis and drug treatment will fuel a steady 4.6% annual growth in the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) drug market, says a new rep...

What is ‘tentative approval’ and how does it affect generics? Generics/General | Posted 10/09/2010

Tentative approval by the FDA enables generics access to poor nations under a US initiative, which allows sale of generics to treat conditions where there is a significant public health impact, eve...

More drug recalls due to poor manufacturing Reports | Posted 10/09/2010

The quality of raw materials and contamination is under scrutiny by the FDA once again as Indian generics’ manufacturer Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd is cited for manufacturing violations.

Is China set to lose its low-cost appeal? Reports | Posted 10/09/2010

Over the last few years, with rising costs in Europe and the US, Western pharmaceutical companies have increasingly looked to outsource manufacturing to low-cost countries like China. However, infl...

Pharma price-fixing under renewed investigation Generics/General | Posted 10/09/2010

Some of the world’s biggest drug companies are having once again to face up to price-fixing allegations thanks to the Supreme Court of California. These allegations were dismissed by a lower court...

Indian government encourages biosimilars Policies & Legislation | Posted 03/09/2010

India has, by far, demonstrated the greatest acceptance of biosimilars. In recent years over 50 biopharmaceutical products have been approved for marketing in India, with more than half of them bei...

Good news for biosimilar enoxaparin sodium Biosimilars/News | Posted 03/09/2010

French pharma giant sanofi-aventis (sanofi) has been denied a request to block sales of a generic version of its Lovenox blood thinner by a US district court.

US healthcare reform Policies & Legislation | Posted 03/09/2010

The tide is finally changing in the US with reform of the healthcare system finally set to provide universal health care to most of the US population. This is great news for the American citizen, b...