Awesome contribution in the battle against multiple diseases, is obviously the primary facet of the pharma industry. However, on its flip side, one would witness a saga of numerous contradictions. Some of these exist perennially in well-protected opaque cocoons, regardless … Continue reading
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MNCs to Challenge MNC Patents in India: Boon for Patients?
Close on the heels of a reasonably successful patent challenge by the German pharma Multinational Corporation (MNC) Fresenius Kabi for the breast cancer drug Tykerb of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in India, another MNC Mylan, with its headquarter in the United states, … Continue reading
FDC Saga: Defiant Manufacturers, Sloppy Regulators and Humongous Inaction
“TO SIN BY SILENCE WHEN THEY SHOULD PROTEST MAKES COWARDS OF MEN” – Abraham Lincoln The ghost of untested, irrational and even of bizarre kind of Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) drugs, which continue to be launched, promoted, prescribed … Continue reading
‘Old is Always Not Gold’: The Saga of Uncertainty on the New Drug Policy Continues
Along with the initiation of globalization process of India in 1991, many significant reform oriented steps are being taken by the Government for the pharmaceutical industry as its growth booster. In tandem with gradual reduction in the span of price … Continue reading