Rifaximin branded as Xifaxan has been recommended for approval to treat hepatic encephalopathy in US, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd announced.
LifeScan Canada Ltd is voluntarily recalling 3 lots of glucometer OneTouch SureStep Test Strips due to faulty readings in blood glucose levels in Canada.
Millipore has launched Milliprobe, a new system to detect mycoplasma contamination in the biopharmaceutical manufacturing.
Medical devices sector in India got a booster dose from Union Budget 2010-11 has initiated some good measures towards fostering the sector.
Screening test to assess the risk of autism in children may soon be coming to markets.
Aurobindo Pharma Limited has received the tentative approval to manufacture and market anti-HIV medicine nevirapine tablets for oral suspension 50mg from the US Food & Drug Administration, the company announced in a press release.
Belatacept, an investigational drug to counter organ rejection following transplants could lead to potential side-effects including death despite its obvious advantages in improving kidney function, according to the US Food and Drug Administration.
India has reported 1366 deaths from H1N1 swine flu infection in the country as of 25th February 2010, according to an official communique from the ministry of health and family welfare issued by Press Information Bureau.
India's Sun Pharmaceutical is set to launch generic doceferez in European markets soon.
The Indian pharmaceutical industry currently values about Rs 1,00,611 crore, as the industry sector growth is back in track following revival of the economy, according to the latest Economic Survey 2009-10 report.