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Mylan receives unconditional clearance on Perrigo acquisition

Mylan on Wednesday announced that it received unconditional clearance from the European Commission under the European Union Merger Regulation for its acquisition of Perrigo Co., an Irish international manufacturer of private-label over-the-counter pharmaceuticals.

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Sandoz introduces generic Pulmicort Respules

Sandoz on Tuesday announced the launch of a generic version of AstraZeneca’s Pulmicort Respules (budesonide inhalation suspension) in 1-mg strength. Sandoz expects to have 180-day generic drug marketing exclusivity for the 1-mg strength.

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Novartis gets FDA approval for Odomzo

The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it had approved Novartis’ Odomzo (sonidegib). The drug is meant to treat basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of advanced skin cancer.