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Archive for May, 2009

Levadex migraine spray shows promising results says Map Pharma

Friday, May 29, 2009 16:42

Levadex, a new orally inhaled drug to treat migraine, is currently in final stages of human studies.

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Generic drug companies see wider opportunities in Europe

Friday, May 29, 2009 9:30

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.

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Indian pharma product exports grow 30.7% in April 2008 – January 2009

Thursday, May 28, 2009 16:54

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.

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Roche’s Tamiflu swine flu drug gets customs duty waiver in India

Thursday, May 28, 2009 4:46

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.

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Solvay to market Lipocine’s testosterone pill for men with low sex drive

Thursday, May 21, 2009 19:47

  The new oral pill seeks to address low testosterone levels – the underlying cause of decreased libido in men.

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Dr Reddy on a restructuring spree; transfers discovery research to Aurigene

Thursday, May 21, 2009 19:39

  Dr Reddy's will also close down research facility in Atlanta.

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India funds small-time biotech ventures through unique scheme SBIRI

Thursday, May 21, 2009 19:34

  SBIRI supports high-risk pre-proof-of-concept research and late stage development in small and medium Indian companies.

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Troikaa patents painless diclofenac injection Dynapar AQ

Thursday, May 21, 2009 19:30

  The diclofenac 75mg / 1ml injection is used to manage acute pain.

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Pfizer gets rights to 55 generic pills, 20 injectibles through new deals

Thursday, May 21, 2009 18:00

  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.

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DCGI warns chemists shops against selling swine flu drug oseltamivir

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 17:30

Oseltamivir will be supplied free through the government healthcare network in case of emergency to avoid drug resistance. 

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