Industry News

Labeling Error from Pharmaceutical company lead to develop werewolf syndrome in Children

  • Posted on: 4 September 2019
  • By: admin

Almost 17 children were affected with hypertrichosis outbreak or werewolf syndrome due to labeling error by pharmaceutical company in Spain. The company named Farm-Química Sur accidentally sold minoxidil which is most commonly used to treat alopecia as omeprazole a drug used to treat heartburn and acid reflux.

New measures to avoid potentially fatal dosing errors with methotrexate for inflammatory diseases

  • Posted on: 28 August 2019
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

EMA has recommended new measures to prevent serious and potentially fatal errors with the dosing of methotrexate for treating inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and Crohn’s disease. The recommendations result from a review of reports that patients are using methotrexate incorrectly despite previous measures to prevent errors.

Vaccines Market value to hit $72.5 billion by 2025 : Global Market Insights

  • Posted on: 16 August 2019
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Global Market Insights, Inc., announces a research report on ‘Vaccines Market Trends and Forecast 2019-2025’. The report covers an extensive summary of the age group, technology, disease, regional, and competitive landscapes. Global Vaccines industry revenue is set to exceed $72.5 billion by 2025.

Global vaccines market size has expanded rapidly owing to increased prevalence of chronic disorders and a rising population base. Improved healthcare systems and better awareness throughout emerging economies has strengthened the demand for critical therapies, while higher disposable incomes and favorable health insurance policies have enabled access to advanced treatment options.

Pharma companies received notices for introducing drugs without prior approval of the NPPA

  • Posted on: 29 July 2019
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Pharmaceutical Companies which introduced 22 drugs without prior approval of the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) have been issued notices by Government. The NPPA regularly takes action against such companies as per provisions of the Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 2013 (DPCO) which has been issued under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955.

InvaGen Pharmaceuticals received final approval for generic version of Pfizer’s Lyrica®

  • Posted on: 23 July 2019
  • By: PharmaTutor News

InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of the leading global pharmaceutical company Cipla Limited announced the receipt of final approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Pregabalin Capsules, 25mg, 50mg, 75mg, 100mg, 150mg, 200mg, 225mg and 300mg from the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA).

EU and US reach a milestone in mutual recognition of inspections of medicines manufacturers

  • Posted on: 15 July 2019
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

With the recognition by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)of Slovakia, the European Union and the United States have now fully implemented the mutual recognition agreement (MRA) for inspections of manufacturing sites for certain human medicines in their respective territories.

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Market to Exceed US$257.5 Billion by 2026 : TMR

  • Posted on: 25 June 2019
  • By: PharmaTutor News

According to the report by Transparency Market Research, the global active pharmaceutical ingredients market is projected to worth approximately US$257.5 bn by the end of 2026. It is noticeable that the market valued nearly US$160.0 bn during 2017. This means that the market is expected to witness the growth with staggering 5.4% CAGR from 2018 to 2026.

C4X Discovery and PhoreMost collaboration to accelerate Parkinson’s Disease drug discovery pipeline

  • Posted on: 25 June 2019
  • By: PharmaTutor News

C4X Discovery Holdings plc a pioneering drug discovery company, entered into a collaboration with PhoreMost, a UK-based biopharmaceutical company dedicated to drugging ‘undruggable’ disease targets. The collaboration, focused initially in Parkinson’s Disease, will combine both company’s technology platforms.