Industry News

FDA authorizes blood purification device to treat COVID-19

  • Posted on: 10 April 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for a blood purification system to treat patients 18 years of age or older with confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) with confirmed or imminent respiratory failure.

Indian Industry stands with CSIR to fight with COVID-19

  • Posted on: 8 April 2020
  • By: admin

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has adopted a five-tier strategy to fight Covid-19, which is also getting wide support from the industry to implement it. This information was provided by Dr. Shekhar C. Mande, Director General of CSIR. He was addressing an online zoom meeting with directors of 38 laboratories of CSIR to discuss the strategy related to Covid-19.

Aurobindo Pharma and Emcure Pharma faces $124 million lawsuit in US for concealing facts

  • Posted on: 8 April 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

A lawsuit is filed against Aurobindo Pharma and Emcure Pharma by MSP Recovery Claims in Florida, USA which claims that these pharmaceutical companies hide details about presence of carcinogenic element in anti-diabetic medicines reported by law360.

Sandoz terminate contract to sell US generic businesses to Aurobindo Pharma

  • Posted on: 4 April 2020
  • By: admin

Aurobindo Pharma Limited headquartered at Hyderabad, India, manufactures generic pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. The company’s manufacturing facilities are approved by several leading regulatory agencies like US FDA, UK MHRA, Japan PMDA, WHO, Health Canada, MCC South Africa, ANVISA Brazil.

Mylab parter with Serum institute India to scale up production of COVID-19 testing kit

  • Posted on: 3 April 2020
  • By: admin

In order to scale up the operations and escalate faster delivery of testing kits for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Pune-based molecular diagnostics company Mylab Discovery Solutions Pvt Ltd has partnered with Serum India’s CEO Adar Poonawalla and Abhijit Pawar, Chairman of APG. Funds invested will be used for scaling production of COVID-19 testing kits and expansion of molecular diagnostic solutions.

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Phytonadione Injectable Emulsion USP, 10 mg/mL Single-Dose Ampules Due To Ampules Breaking And Shattering Upon Opening

  • Posted on: 1 April 2020
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (along with its subsidiaries together referred to as “Dr. Reddy’s”) announced today that it is voluntarily recalling four lots (ACB902, ACB903, ACB904, ACB905) of Phytonadione Injectable Emulsion USP, 10 mg/mL, Single-Dose Ampules to the hospital level. The product is being recalled due to product complaints received due to ampules breaking and shattering, upon opening, during compounding.