News tagged with profit margins

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 t ...

Jan 21, 2015
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Indian drug giant Dr Reddy's Q2 profit up 69%

India's second-largest drugmaker Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Tuesday reported a 69.4 percent jump in quarterly net profit, as profit margins rose helped by improved sales.

Oct 31, 2013
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3Qs: Analyzing why sudden drug shortages occur

Drug manufacturers and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) scrambled earlier this month to address a sudden shortage of methotrexate, a 60-year-old drug that treats children with severe cases of leukemia ...

Feb 28, 2012
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Hospitals face drug price-gouging

(AP) -- A severe drug shortage is endangering patients and forcing hospitals to buy life-saving medications from secondary suppliers at huge markups because they can't get them any other way.

Sep 23, 2011
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