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FDA launches drug shortages app

March 6, 2015
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Apple, FDA, app, drug, google, play, recall, shortages

The US Food and Drug Administration has launched its first smartphone app which provides valuable information about drug shortages. The …

Sun Pharma and Ranbaxy merger gets US nod

February 2, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing India, Ranbaxy, Sun Pharma, US, generics, merger, recall, torrent

The US Federal Trade Commission has given its approval for Sun Pharma’s $4 billion acquisition of troubled Indian firm Ranbaxy …

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Valeant recalls drug used on hospitalised infants

January 6, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Actavis, Allergan, FDA, Valeant, manufacturing, recall, ribavirin, virazole

North American drug firm Valeant Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of Virazole due to microbial contamination. Virazole (ribavirin …

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Ben Venue problems continue for Boehringer

September 2, 2014
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Ben Venue, Boehringer, fad, german, manufacturing, recall

Boehringer Ingelheim’s tribulations at its US production site Ben Venue Laboratories are refusing to leave as more of its products …

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Sun Pharma recalls 40,000 bottles

July 14, 2014
Manufacturing and Production Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, FDA, Pfizer/Wyeth’s Effexor XR, Sun Pharma, antidepressant, recall

India-based manufacturer Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is recalling more than 40,000 bottles of its antidepressant venlafaxine hydrochloride, the US regulator has …

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Dr Reddy’s recalls blood pressure drug

June 20, 2014
Manufacturing and Production Dr Reddy's, India, blood pressure, metoprolol succinate, recall, toprol

Indian generics manufacturer Dr Reddy’s Laboratories is in the midst of recalling more than 13,000 bottles of blood pressure medicine …

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Ranbaxy woes hit profits

May 13, 2014
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Q1, Ranbaxy, Sun Pharma, manufacturing, recall

Indian generics maker Ranbaxy Laboratories has slipped up in the first quarter of the year, with profit sliding to 0.3 …

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Latest Sun Pharma recall blow for firm

May 9, 2014
Manufacturing and Production Caraco, Cetirizine, Effexor, FDA, Sun Pharma, recall

India’s largest drugmaker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is recalling almost 400,000 bottles of anti-depressant and antihistamine medications in the US, because …

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Sun Pharma comes under FDA import alert

March 17, 2014
Manufacturing and Production Sun Pharma, diabetes, gabapentin, manufacturing, metformin, recall

The reputation of India’s pharma sector has been dealt a further blow after yet another drugmaker was placed under an …

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Merck recalls Liptruzet on packaging defects

January 20, 2014
Manufacturing and Production FDA, Merck, US, liptruzet, recall

Merck & Co has been forced to undertake a massive recall of its combination cholesterol-lowering drug Liptruzet in the US …

FDA slaps import ban on Wockhardt facility

November 29, 2013
Manufacturing and Production FDA, MHRA, Wockhardt, recall

The US Food and Drug Administration has banned imports of medicines made at Wockhardt’s Chikalthana plant in India that failed …

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Novo recalls insulin shots on mis-dosing fears

October 28, 2013
Manufacturing and Production Novo Nordisk, flexpen, novomix, recall

Novo Nordisk is recalling around 3 million insulin products used to treat diabetes in Europe because of a possible manufacturing …

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MHRA recalls five Wockhardt medicines

October 18, 2013
Manufacturing and Production FDA, GMP, MHRA, Violations, Wockhardt, recall

The UK drugs regulator has recalled five more generic medicines made by Indian drugmaker Wockhardt after an inspection uncovered quality …

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FDA throws Ranbaxy a manufacturing lifeline

October 15, 2013
Manufacturing and Production FDA, Ranbaxy, recall

Problems have plagued Ranbaxy’s manufacturing operations in the last couple of years, but it enjoyed a bit of light relief …

J&J’s manufacturing recovery hits a hurdle

September 10, 2013
Manufacturing and Production API, J&J, JJ, McNeil, Motrin, recall

Johnson & Johnson’s path back to regulatory compliance in its manufacturing operations has hit another snag after the firm was …

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