11/17/2016 - 11:38am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic of Mikart’s hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets from Gavis Pharmaceuticals, Lupin’s U.S. subsidiary, the company announced Thursday. 

11/16/2016 - 3:01pm

Aurobindo has introduced a new label design as the company continues to eclipse market growth predictions, most recently moving into the Top 6 among all generic companies in prescriptions dispensed, according to QuintilesIMS National Prescription Audit data from August.

11/16/2016 - 3:01pm

The Generic Drug User Fee Agreement, enacted under the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act of 2012, has generated some $1.5 billion in user fees and has seen 1,992 approvals issued.

11/16/2016 - 3:01pm

Biosimilars are expected to save the healthcare system between $44 billion and $250 billion in the next 10 years.

11/16/2016 - 3:01pm

Generic medications saved the U.S. healthcare system more money in 2015 than ever before, according to the eighth-annual “2016 Generic Drug Savings & Access in the United States Report,” compiled by Quintiles IMS Institute on behalf of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association. This year’s report found $227 billion saved by using generics in 2015.

11/16/2016 - 11:09am
The companies said their biosimilar candidate, ABP 215, is the most advanced of the four oncologic biosimilars they are developing, and they believe it’s the first submission for an Avastin biosimilar. 
 
11/15/2016 - 12:46pm

The Washington Post is reporting that President-elect Donald Trump’s transition website may be hinting to drug and medical device makers that under his administration, it might be easier to get their treatments to patients. 

11/11/2016 - 4:15pm

President-elect Donald Trump on Friday softened his stance on his manifesto to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, The Wall Street Journal reported. Following his meeting with President Barack Obama, Trump suggested he may keep a few provisions, such as the ban on denying insurance based on pre-existing conditions and the provision allowing parents to extend coverage for their children. "I told [Pres. Obama] I will look at his suggestions, and out of respect, I will do that,” Trump told The Journal. “Either Obamacare will be amended, or repealed and replaced.” (The Wall Street Journal)

11/11/2016 - 12:06pm

The Dr. Reddy’s generic will be available in 30-, 100- and 1,000-count bottles of 60-mg dosage strength tablets.