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Ranbaxy to have exclusive Lipitor generic launch

June 19, 2008
Sales and Marketing generics

Ranbaxy has secured a highly lucrative out-of-court settlement with Pfizer that allows it to launch a generic version of Lipitor …

Latest news from Datamonitor

May 21, 2008
Sales and Marketing generics

Cash-strapped governments and patent expiries fuel generics growth The increase in cost-limiting measures used by governments and a constant stream …

BGMA leader plans push for more generic prescribing

May 21, 2008
Sales and Marketing generics

The new leader for the UK generics industry has promised to step up its bid to see more off-patent drugs …

Plavix faces generic challenge in Germany

May 16, 2008
Sales and Marketing Germany, generics

Sanofi-Aventis and Bristol-Myers Squibb are feeling the heat from a Swiss drugs company which intends to market a generic version …

Pfizer sales dip during year of restructuring

January 25, 2008
Sales and Marketing generics

Pfizer’s pharmaceutical sales fell slightly last year, hit by patent expiries and difficult market conditions for its leading drug Lipitor. …

US problems hit Novartis

January 17, 2008
Sales and Marketing generics

The entry of three generic competitors and the withdrawal of irritable bowel drug Zelnorm wiped billions off Novartis' revenues in …

MPs call for ban on biosimilars

January 15, 2008
Sales and Marketing generics

Patients risk safety by taking biotech medicines that are similar but not the same as the branded drug, MPs have …

ABPI launches legal challenge to prescribing controls

July 5, 2007

The UK pharmaceutical industry has announced plans to take legal action against the government over the way it controls how …

Generic attacks dent Sanofi-Aventis

May 4, 2007
Sales and Marketing generics

Some of Sanofi-Aventis' biggest selling drugs came under assault from generic competitors in the first part of 2007, holding back …

Can pharma meet the generic challenge?

May 1, 2007
Sales and Marketing generics, pharma, sales

The global pharmaceutical industry has generally been seen as one of the most successful industries in delivering revenue growth with …

New drive to cut millions from branded sales on NHS

November 3, 2006
Sales and Marketing generics

Some of the UK's top selling medicines are to be targeted in a new NHS drive to cut millions from …

Generic company fails to overturn Lipitor patent in UK

June 29, 2006
Sales and Marketing generics

A legal challenge to overturn Pfizer's UK patent on its top-selling cholesterol treatment has failed.Lipitor is the biggest selling drug …

Outlook bright for generics

December 11, 2003
Sales and Marketing generics

Traditionally the US has been seen as the most attractive location for generics players with a combination of market fragmentation, …

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