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2014-07-16 12:24:29

Lengthy Authorization Process for Imports Could Spur Investment in Local Production, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Turkey continues to hold appeal for multinational pharmaceutical companies due to its large domestic market and strategic location as a gateway to Europe, the Middle East and Africa, but that interest is being tested. Marketing authorization that stretches into years,...

2014-07-16 08:27:01

AMSTERDAM, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New panel additions Patheon, Almac and Arevepharma to provide global insights from the contract services sector CPhI expert panel members for 2014: 1) Prabir Basu, President at Pharma Manufacturing 2) Girish Malhotra, President & Founder, Epcot International [http://www.pharmaevolution.com/bloggers.asp#Girish_Malhotra ] 3) Hedley Rees, Managing...

2014-07-15 23:12:37

As industry evolves, Model N Inc.’s proven and established solution for generics manufacturers continues to attract global leaders. Redwood Shores, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Model N, Inc. (NYSE: MODN), the leading revenue management solutions provider to the life science and technology industries, and Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Jacksonville, Florida announced today that Ranbaxy has selected Model N’s revenue management suite to improve financial controls and gain a more unified...

2014-07-15 23:05:36

Clearstream comments on the growing trend of U.S. food chains adopting antibiotic-free food practices, which the company says is an admirable feat but one that must be accompanied by advanced long-term antimicrobial technology throughout the entire food supply chain to truly control the spread of viral and bacterial contaminants and protect the public’s health. Harrisburg, NC (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As consumer demand for antibiotic-free meat grows amid the worry that overuse in factory...

2014-07-15 16:27:40

-- Patent Covers Composition of Matter for APD371 and Related Compounds -- SAN DIEGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that it was granted U.S. Patent No. 8,778,950, entitled "Cannabinoid Receptor Modulators," by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for APD371, an agonist of the cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2). Arena is exploring several potential indications for APD371, including chronic pain, and is currently conducting...

2014-07-15 12:29:01

"Search and Rescue" Program Piloted in Maryland and Rhode Island NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, has introduced a new campaign targeting healthcare professionals as part of its Medicine Abuse Project. This education effort, supported by a multi-year grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recognizes the key role...

2014-07-15 10:18:06

OSU New research suggests that use of antibiotics is still prevalent among terminal patients who have chosen hospice care as an end-of-life option, despite little evidence that the medications improve symptoms or quality of life, and sometimes may cause unwanted side effects. The use of antibiotics is so engrained in contemporary medicine that 21 percent of patients being discharged from hospitals directly to a hospice program leave with a prescription for antibiotics, even though more...

2014-07-14 12:26:55

Majority of Contract Pharmacies Located Outside of Underserved Neighborhoods WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new white paper released today by the Alliance for Integrity and Reform of 340B (AIR 340B) suggests that rapid contract pharmacy growth in the 340B program may not directly benefit the vulnerable patients for whom the program is intended. The paper, "The Impact of Growth in 340B Contract Pharmacy Arrangements," highlights the growth of thousands of...

2014-07-14 12:26:02

New Manhattan Research Study from Decision Resources Group Finds that P&T Committee Members are Shifting the Channels they Use to Gather Information, with Many Calling Pharma Digital Resources "Essential" BURLINGTON, Mass., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Manhattan Research study, Taking the Pulse ® Formulary Decision Makers 2014, finds that members of pharmacy and therapeutics (P&T) committees for hospitals, managed care organizations (MCOs) and pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs) are...

2014-07-11 16:23:31

DUBLIN, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that it has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval to market Doxylamine Succinate and Pyridoxine Hydrochloride Delayed-release tablets, 10 mg/10 mg. Actavis' ANDA product is a generic version of Duchesnay Inc.'s Diclegis(®), which is indicated for the treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy in women who do not respond to...


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