News tagged with generic manufacturers

Novartis fights patent rejection in Indian court

(AP) -- In a case that could affect India's role as drug provider to the developing world, the Supreme Court began hearing arguments Tuesday over whether the government had the right to deny a patent to Swiss drugmaker Novartis ...

Sep 06, 2011
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More AIDS patients may get cheaper drugs

(AP) -- Gilead Sciences Inc. will allow some of its AIDS drugs to be made by generic manufacturers, potentially increasing their availability in poor countries, particularly in Africa, officials said Tuesday.

Jul 12, 2011
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US seeks injunction on Indian drug firm Ranbaxy

US officials sought a "groundbreaking" injunction against Indian drug giant Ranbaxy on Wednesday, saying the maker of the first generic version of cholesterol-lowering Lipitor has failed to meet US safety guidelines.

Jan 26, 2012
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India's global pharmacy role threatened by EU pact

(AP) -- Efforts by India and the European Union to strengthen trade are threatening India's ability to deliver lifesaving medicines to the world's poorest, analysts say as the two sides push through protracted negotiations ...

Feb 10, 2012
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Why are some generic drugs getting so expensive?

More than eight out of every 10 prescriptions dispensed in the US is generic. This growth is due to a large number of top-selling drugs going off patent over the past decade, as well as innovations in the retail sector, ...

Jan 21, 2015
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