PhillyPharma Archive: January, 2013

FDA to require more driving simulation tests

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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... Read more

Amid death, legitimate needs and corporate debate, FDA issues guidance on opioid painkillers

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Trying to reduce the 15,000-plus annual deaths from inappropriate use of prescription opioid painkillers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Read more

FDA increases warnings about insomnia drugs

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Driving is dangerous enough without falling asleep at the wheel, so the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday urged patients and doctors... Read more

Levin: Teva will be the most indispensable medicine company in five years

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Jeremy Levin was hired as chief executive officer of Teva Pharmaceuticals on Jan. 1, 2012 to help revive the languishing stock price and he... Read more

Sanofi buys Rolaids from J&J's McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit

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Sanofi said Monday it bought Rolaids antacid brand products from the McNeil Consumer Healthcare Unit of Johnson & Johnson. The company... Read more

Endo Health Solutions says penalties from federal investigation might reach $194 million

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Endo Health Solutions, which will soon move its headquarters from Chadds Ford to Malvern, said Thursday night that it will more than triple... Read more

FDA approves Sirturo for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis

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The FDA's announcement of approval of Sirturo to treat multi-drug resistant tuberculosis was certainly a high note for Janssen, the Johnson... Read more