PhillyPharma Archive: February, 2013

FDA not getting information on potentially risky drugs, report says

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Drugmakers are not providing enough information to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about how patients and providers are using some of... Read more

Philly U.S. Attorney: Caronia court decision won't impact pharma prosecutions (locally, for now)

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Zane Memeger, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, said recent appeals court decision overturning the conviction of... Read more

Unseen wounds: 'Psychotropic drugs often intensify the veterans' suffering and isolation.'

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If you didn't have a chance, you might take a few minutes to read the cover story in the Inquirer's Currents section in Sunday's newspaper... Read more

FDA hears more pleas and concerns on prescription opioid painkiller labeling

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration started Thursday and was scheduled to complete on Friday a meeting for further discussion on what the... Read more

As profits slide, Teva plans to sell factory in Irvine, Calif.

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Teva Pharmaceuticals reported declining profits for the fourth quarter and all of 2012 on Thursday, while also saying it will try to sell its... Read more

Africa is the next big thing in world economic development, GSK chief Andrew Witty says

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As chief executive officer of drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, Andrew Witty has brought jobs, cash, financing and intellectual property back to the... Read more

Glaxo CEO Andrew Witty 'thrilled' with Navy Yard move

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Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline reported lower fourth-quarter profits Wednesday and said it will consider selling two soft drinks popular in the... Read more

Shire says it will pay $57.5 million to settle with Justice Department

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Drugmaker Shire, plc, says it reached an agreement to pay $57.5 million to settle allegations related to its marketing practices that were... Read more