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PhillyPharma Archive: January, 2013
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FDA to require more driving simulation tests
Mon, Jan 14, 2013, 6:45 AM
The millions of Americans who use sleep drugs were warned last week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to talk to their doctor about...
Amid death, legitimate needs and corporate debate, FDA issues guidance on opioid painkillers
Thu, Jan 10, 2013, 7:10 AM
Trying to reduce the 15,000-plus annual deaths from inappropriate use of prescription opioid painkillers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
FDA increases warnings about insomnia drugs
Thu, Jan 10, 2013, 5:04 PM
Driving is dangerous enough without falling asleep at the wheel, so the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday urged patients and doctors...
Levin: Teva will be the most indispensable medicine company in five years
Wed, Jan 9, 2013, 8:21 AM
Jeremy Levin was hired as chief executive officer of Teva Pharmaceuticals on Jan. 1, 2012 to help revive the languishing stock price and he...
Sanofi buys Rolaids from J&J's McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit
Mon, Jan 7, 2013, 8:37 AM
Sanofi said Monday it bought Rolaids antacid brand products from the McNeil Consumer Healthcare Unit of Johnson & Johnson. The company...
Endo Health Solutions says penalties from federal investigation might reach $194 million
Thu, Jan 3, 2013, 6:28 PM
Endo Health Solutions, which will soon move its headquarters from Chadds Ford to Malvern, said Thursday night that it will more than triple...
FDA approves Sirturo for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis
Wed, Jan 2, 2013, 6:14 AM
The FDA's announcement of approval of Sirturo to treat multi-drug resistant tuberculosis was certainly a high note for Janssen, the Johnson...
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