Levadex, a new orally inhaled drug to treat migraine, is currently in final stages of human studies.
Generic drug companies the world over, including Indian companies, are beginning to see greater opportunities, by way of increased market share, into the €300-billion European pharma market.
India's pharmaceutical products exports registered over 30% growth during the ten months period from April 2008 to Jan 2009, notwithstanding odds like slowing growth in leading pharma markets worldwide and fluctuating currencies.
Roche India has been issued a customs duty waiver for importing one million capsules of the swine flu drug oseltmavir by the government of India.
The new oral pill seeks to address low testosterone levels – the underlying cause of decreased libido in men.
Dr Reddy's will also close down research facility in Atlanta.
SBIRI supports high-risk pre-proof-of-concept research and late stage development in small and medium Indian companies.
The diclofenac 75mg / 1ml injection is used to manage acute pain.
Pfizer, the world's largest drug maker, has acquired rights to 55 generic pills and 20 injectables for more than 70 emerging and developed markets through new deals.
Oseltamivir will be supplied free through the government healthcare network in case of emergency to avoid drug resistance.