Reolysin, an experimental human reovirus-based drug therapy could be an effective tool in dealing with drug resistant form of colorectal-cancer.
All the public hospitals in Rajasthan would soon start prescribing cheaper generic drugs promoted by the government through its Jan Aushadhi programme, instead of the usual branded formulations of commonly used drugs.
India's Pirmal Healthcare has no plans to sell its promoters stake to either Pfizer or any other multinational company, Piramal clarified in a statement scotching rumors.
Prices of several widely used cough mixtures and vitamin syrups including Corex, Phensedyl, Becosules and Dexorange could go up at least marginally in the coming months as some of the ingredients used to sweeten these syrups such as sugar have become costly.
India's Ranbaxy Laboratories is recalling two generic anti-depressant mirtazapine s and another medicine from European markets of Britain, Ireland and Denmark, reports said.
Cipla launched a generic version of valganciclovir in 2008 while the anti-viral was under patent in India
Sagent Pharmaceuticals has recalled metronidazole injection supplied by India's Claris Lifesciences as some of the lots have been found non-sterile.