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Top Ten most popular articles on this week

July 26, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Biohaven, FDA, Lyrica, NICE, Pfizer, UK, US, pharma, top ten

At the end of a week that could certainly be called “eventful” here in the UK – one that saw …

FDA approves nine generic versions of Pfizer’s Lyrica

July 23, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing FDA, Lyrica, Pfizer, pharma

The FDA has given its approval to the first generic versions of Pfizer’s Lyrica (pregabalin), it has emerged, giving the …

Pfizer’s Lyrica fails at Phase 3 in treating primary generalised tonic-clonic (PGTC) seizures

May 28, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Lyrica, Pfizer, epilepsy, pharma, trial failure

Pfizer has unveiled new Phase 3 data on the effectiveness of Lyrica (pregabalin) in the adjunctive treatment of primary generalised …

Lyrica to be made class C drug in Northern Ireland

April 1, 2019
Sales and Marketing Lyrica, Northern Ireland, class c, illegal drugs, pain, pregabalin

Pregabalin – sold under the brand name Lyrica – will now be treated as a class C drug in Northern …

Pfizer defeated in Britain’s highest court over Lyrica patent

November 15, 2018
Business Services, Medical Communications Legislation, Lyrica, Pfizer, court, pharma

American pharma firm Pfizer have lost in the final round of a protracted court battle over the patent on epilepsy …

Pfizer’s Lyrica achieves endpoint as adjunct in paediatric epilepsy

May 18, 2018
Medical Communications, Research and Development FDA, Lyrica, Pfizer, epilepsy, pharma

Pfizer has revealed new Phase 3 data for its oral epilepsy therapy Lyrica (pregbalin) as an adjunctive treatment for partial …


Pfizer loses UK patent infringement case over $5.1bn drug

October 13, 2016
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Actavis, Lyrica, Pfizer, patent infringement, pregabalin

Pfizer has been dealt a significant blow as the UK Court of Appeal has rejected the company’s patent infringement claims …


Pfizer raised 100 US drug prices 1 January

January 12, 2016
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Allergan, Drug pricing, Lyrica, Pfizer, ibrance, tax inversion

Drugs giant Pfizer raised the prices of more than 100 of its drugs in the US on 1 January,  in …


Legal analysis: a summary of the Lyrica pregabalin case and the issue of cross-label use in Europe

October 2, 2015
Medical Communications Lyrica, Pfizer

The Warner Lambert v Actavis pregabalin cases have been before the UK Courts on no less than seven occasions since the beginning of …


High Court rules against Pfizer in Lyrica patent case

September 10, 2015
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Actavis, Lyrica, Pfizer, anxiety, epilepsy, generics, neuropathic pain, pregabalin

The High Court of England and Wales today ruled against Pfizer in the patent battle with Actavis on Pfizer’s blockbuster …

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Pfizer offers to pay for UK Lyrica switches

August 13, 2015
Lyrica, NHS England, Pfizer, generics, neuropathic pain, patents, pregabalin

Pfizer is to pay the administrative costs of GPs to switch patients to Lyrica from generic versions of pregabalin, as …


Big-name generics among new CHMP recommendations

April 27, 2015
Sales and Marketing CHMP, EMA, European Medicines Agency, Lyrica, pregabalin

The EMA’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended 11 new medicines for approval, among them several …

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Generic version of Pfizer’s Lyrica launched

March 25, 2015
Sales and Marketing CCG, Lyrica, NHS, Pfizer, consilient health, pregabalin, rewisca

A UK pharma firm has launched a cut-price version of Pfizer’s Lyrica along with a bespoke supply chain to ensure …

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Blow for Pfizer as Lyrica misses target

March 13, 2015
Sales and Marketing FDA, Lyrica, Pfizer, fibromyalgia, pain, pregablin

A late-stage study of Pfizer’s Lyrica has failed to demonstrate it has any significant pain reduction in patients with fibromyalgia. …

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New Lyrica formulation effective in trials

December 19, 2014
Sales and Marketing HIV, Lyrica, Pfizer, pain, pregabalin, shingles

Pfizer has reported positive Phase III results for a new formulation of its painkiller Lyrica. In the study, a controlled-release …

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