Lupin Pharmaceuticals announced today that it has launched its generic gatifloxacin ophthalmic solution 0.5%. Lupin had earlier received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration to market a generic version of Allergan's Zymaxid ophthalmic solution, 0.5%, which is indicated for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis.
Sales of professional aesthetic products climbed 7.5% in 2012, and given the growth, aesthetic devices manufacturers are becoming increasingly interested in expanding their direct reach into the consumer market by launching devices for at-home use, according to recent research by consulting and research firm Kline & Co.
Topical BioMedics recently announced distribution through CVS/pharmacy for its Topricin Foot Therapy Cream, a homeopathic topical treatment for pain associated with fibromyalgia and neuropathy that is safe for diabetics.
Craig Dubitsky, known for helping to bring to market brands like Method, EOS and Help Remedies, and more recently Hello oral care products, was characterized as a giant killer in a blog published by AdAge Monday.
The parent company of pharmacy software maker PDX has formed a new division to provide independent pharmacies with software and services, which it said would create portable, interoperable healthcare data.