News tagged with generic medicines

Generic medicines hit Novartis profits

Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Tuesday posted a drop in first half profits amid fierce competition for generic medicines and pricing pressures but said it was set to reach annual targets.

Jul 18, 2017
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Paralegal: Sanofi fired her for whistleblowing

(AP)—A paralegal recently fired by French drugmaker Sanofi has filed a whistleblower lawsuit, claiming she was discharged after protesting an alleged kickback scheme to increase U.S. sales of its medicines.

Dec 05, 2014
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Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny

Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers.

Nov 20, 2014
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