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 […]