News tagged with generic drugs

Court: Can drug companies pay to delay generics?

(AP)—Federal regulators are pressing the Supreme Court to stop big pharmaceutical corporations from paying generic drug competitors to delay releasing their cheaper versions of brand-name drugs. They argue ...

Mar 24, 2013
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First generic version of cancer drug Doxil approved

(HealthDay)—The first generic version of the cancer drug Doxil (doxorubicin hydrochloride liposome injection) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which says the action should help relieve shortages ...

Feb 04, 2013
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AstaZeneca in patent warning as net profit falls

(AP)—Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca PLC warned over expiring patents on its medicines as the company announced a 37 percent fall in full-year net profit on Thursday.

Jan 31, 2013
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