Aurobindo’s sildenafil tablets are a generic version of Pfizer’s Revatio, which treats pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Generic Drugs & Pharmacy News
Following Monday’s announcement that Pfizer would be merging with Ireland-based company Allergan, some analysts are predicting that Pfizer would split the combined company following the $160 billion deal, Reuters reported. According to the report, the split would likely divide the company’s established products (i.e., generics) unit and its innovative medicines unit, composed of drugs that are still patent-protected. (Reuters)
Greenstone received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its generic Zyvox.
Perrigo is buying a Crohn’s disease treatment from AstraZeneca.
Specialty medications represent only 1% of all prescriptions but, in 2014, these medications resulted in over 31% of all drug spending.
Alchemia’s shareholders approved the sale of Fondaparinux at the company’s annual general meeting held on Nov. 10.
With the U.S. Treasury announcing plans to crack down on tax-inversion deals on Thursday, pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Allergen have accelerated their merger talks, according to reports. The potential $150 billion deal could see Pfizer redomicile in Ireland. (Reuters)
The drug will be available in 5-, 7.5-, 10-, 12.5, 15-, 20- and 30-mg tablets.
The healthcare logistics industry has seen significant improvements in product security and regulatory compliance across the supply chain.