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Archive for September, 2009

Testosterone underarm spray Axiron to boost sex drive in men from Acrux on way

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 18:52

Axiron is a fast-drying, pleasant smelling testosterone 2% solution to be applied to the armpits once daily

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Taro sues India’s Sun Pharma for not disclosing key info on Caraco in buy-out offer

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 12:32

US FDA's action could harm Taro if Sun were to gain control, alleges the Israeli firm

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Tentative US FDA approval for Wockhardt’s generic prostate drug tamsulosin capsules

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 12:22

Wockhardt has received tentative approval for generic tamsulosin hydrochloride from the United States Food & Drug Administration (US FDA).

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Strides Arcolab plans to raise $170-$200 mn for injectables arm; Carlyle, 3i in talks for minority stake: Reports

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 11:52

India's Strides Arcolab is planning to raise around $170-$200 million as equity infusion into its injectables business through a probable dilution of promotor's stake.

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Dr Reddy’s withdraws citalopram,fexofenadine, pravastatin and risperidone lots from US market

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 10:55

India's Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd has recalled citalopram,fexofenadine, pravastatin and risperidone tablets in certain strengths from US market, following concerns of on the size and proportion of these pills which are found to be above the stipulated standard size norms.

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Biocon’s insulin pill for launch in 18 months, says Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 17:51

Biocon believes its oral insulin pill IN-105 has the potential to become a multibillion dollar blockbuster

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Novo Nordisk plans to increase Indian staff strength to 500 in next 3-5 years

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 15:32

Danish pharma company Novo Nordisk A/S is planning to increase staff strength in India upto 500 employees in the next few years.

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Yaz contraceptive pill from Bayer faces probe by Swissmedic following death of a woman

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 12:36

The 16-year old woman had been taking Yaz contraceptive for ten months had a “sudden” death.

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Testosterone deficiency causes heart diseases, diabetes

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 12:14

Sex hormones like testosterone deficiency can lead to diseases including heart disease and diabetes.

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Drug coated stents better than plain metal stents for heart attack patients: Study

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 12:10

Drug coated stent (paclitaxel) is safer and more effective than a bare-metal stents, report studies.

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