Alembic JV clears USFDA inspection at its dermatology plant

Alembic Pharmaceuticals said one of its dermatology-focused joint ventures cleared its first United States Food and Drugs Administration (USFDA) inspection at its new formulation manufacturing facility located at Karakhadi, Gujarat, India without any observations. The inspection was carried out between 15th October, 2018 and 19th...

Dr Reddy’s sells Jeedimetla API plant to Therapiva

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in India, said it has agreed to sell its API manufacturing unit located in Jeedimetla, Hyderabad, to Therapiva Private Ltd, an emerging generics pharmaceutical company. The company did not reveal the financial details of the deal,...

Aurobindo wins South African approval for HIV drug

Aurobindo Pharma said it received approval from the South African authorities to launch a key anti-HIV drug in the country, following the launch of the medicine in Sub-Saharan Africa. Dolutegravir, Lamivudine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (DLT) tablets are the  first-line, preferred regimen for HIV patients...

Sun Pharma gets US FDA okay for eye drug

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries said it has got US Food and Drug Administration  approval for a new eye drug that will be used for lowering intraocular pressure or IOP  in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. The medicine, latanoprost ophthalmic emulsion, was developed by group company Sun Pharma...

Lupin gets US FDA nod for pneumonia drug

Pharmaceuticals manufacturer Lupin said it has received US authorities’ approval to sell pneumonia medicine Atovaquone suspension. The drug had sales of approximately USD 117.4 million per year in the US. The 750 mg/5 mL oral solution is the generic version of GlaxoSmithKline’s Mepron Oral Suspension....

No plan for AIIMS in Kerala – Nadda

The central government has denied that it has promised to set up an AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) in Kerala, the country’s most lucrative medical market. Asked whether the Government in 2015 had promised to set up an All India Institute of Medical...