UP govt committed to pharma, biotech sector growth: Minister

Union minister of state for health and family welfare Anupriya Patel said the present state government is serious about development of pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector. Addressing the special plenary on pharmaceutical and biotechnology on the first day of UP Investors Summit, Patel said, “The summit will pave the path for development in the state. Development […]

A languishing state-run drug maker pulls up its socks, is set to go global

Even as private sector pharmaceutical manufacturers are struggling to grab a pie in the competitive generic market, Kerala State Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Ltd (KSDP) is expected to start exporting its medicines to African nations such as Ghana, Kenya and Zimbabwe, and Asian nation Cambodia from 2018-19 onwards. KSDP is said to be the only state government-run pharmaceutical manufacturing public […]

Cipla gets USFDA approval for HIV drug

NEW DELHI: Drug major CiplaBSE -1.41 % today said it has received final approval from the US health regulator for tenofovir disoproxil fumarate tablets, used to treat HIV-1 infections in adults. Cipla in a BSE filing said it has received final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for tenofovir disoproxil fumarate […]