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Archive for April 27th, 2009

Jobs: India to recruit over 1000 patent examiners

Monday, April 27, 2009 21:29

  Indian government plans to hire 1000 patent examiners for Patent Office as filings pile up.

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Oral cholera vaccine Shanchol from Shantha for India

Monday, April 27, 2009 20:56

  Shanchol, an oral vaccine for cholera from Shantha Biotechnics has been launched in India. Shanchol vaccine would be commercially available in the country from June.

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Glenmark cannot launch ezetimibe (Zetia) generic till it clears patent dispute with Schering

Monday, April 27, 2009 19:55

  Glenmark expects 180-days marketing exclusivity, if its ezetimibe genericanti-cholesterol drug gets final FDA approval.

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LibiGel, Flibanserin female sexual dysfunction treatments await US FDA approval

Monday, April 27, 2009 14:29

  BioSante's Libigel and Boehringer's Flibanserin are in the race to win US FDA approval as female sexual dysfunction treatments. The first one is a gel, while the second the second one is an oral medication.

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Vitamin K boosts sorafenib (Nexavar) activity against pancreas, liver cancers

Monday, April 27, 2009 14:09

  Sorafenib dosage requirement more than 50% less when combined with vitamin K.

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Swine flu prevention: oseltmavir generic makers in India sees greater demand

Monday, April 27, 2009 11:40

  Oseltamavir (Tamiflu) generics see huge demand as countries start stockpiling flu drug.

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Telaprevir –A drug promise for HCV treatment-failed patients?

Monday, April 27, 2009 11:35

  Telaprevir, a protease inhibitor drug is found to be a potential treatment against hepatitis C virus. 

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