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Glenmark settles litigation with Daiichi Sankyo & Genzyme for colesevelam hydrochloride

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today announced the settlement of litigation with Daiichi Sankyo and Genzyme Corporation regarding Glenmark's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) tiled with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Colesevelam Hydrochloride, a drug used in treatment of type-2 diabetes.

Novartis drug Afinitor extends progression-free survival in patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published a study that shows Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets plus best supportive care (BSC) more than doubled progression-free survival (PFS), or time without tumor growth, versus placebo plus BSC in patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET)[1].

FDA Adds 13 Drugs to Watch List

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its latest list of drugs to monitor based on potential signs of serious risks or new safety information identified in the agency's Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS).

The quarterly watch list consists of 13 medications that treat a wide range of conditions, including cough, angina, diabetes, cancer, and bipolar disorder.

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