Novartis is buying dry-eye medicine brand ‘Xiidra’ from Takeda Pharmaceutical for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss pharma-maker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines portfolio with a potential blockbuster. The deal calls for $3.4 billion up front and milestone payments up to $1.9 billion, Novartis said.
The Department of Health-Abu Dhabi decided to withdraw 20 batches medical products used in catheterisation and other healthcare operations from the Emirate because of their possibility of causing serious infection to patients if they were not immediately substituted with good ones.
Despite strong legislations, India still grapples with the malaise of counterfeit medicines being sold in the open market and online. In fact I recently came across a report which said that about 20 per cent of the drugs manufactured in India are adulterated. It is an unhealthy prognosis but apart from that India
Use of higher doses of aspirin poses various risks depending on the stage of pregnancy.
It is MoHaP’s “first-of-its-kind centre” with its licensed medical team and allied professionals having so far invented a technique for the standard management of complex wounds.
Recent initiatives in Gulf countries to facilitate patient access to new medicines and the advantages of integrating regulations related to drug trials and registration region wide were discussed at the GCC Regulatory Affairs Pharma Summit 2020,
Taking them for long periods may cause dangerous complications of the heart and circulatory system, which may result in death.
The world of alternative medicine and homeopathy is vast and can be somewhat confusing to those who choose to go down the natural route. This week we are taking a deeper look at what exactly homeopathy entails and how it could work for you.
Neopharma, a leading global pharmaceutical company based in the UAE and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) the global science-led healthcare company, have announced the launch of the first ever locally produced batch of medicines,