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Supreme Court asks Centre to respond on clinical trial of vaccines

New Delhi, Jan 19, 2015 : Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to file its response giving details like process of taking consent of persons on whom clinical trial of cervical cancer prevention vaccines, Gardasil and Cervarix, have been...

UK High Court hands down positive judgment regarding Teva’s case against AstraZeneca

New Delhi, September 04, 2014 - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said Britain's High Court had handed down a positive judgment regarding its case against a patent for AstraZeneca's Symbicort lung drug. Israel-based Teva said it had already launched its dry powder...

43 more drugs brought under price control

High Court asks industry, Govt to resolve pricing issue New Delhi, September 20, 2014 - The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority today brought prices of 43 essential medicines to treat diseases like tuberculosis or heart ailments under a control regime. This is...

Govt clips NPPA’s sweeping powers to control drug prices

Fate of 108 drugs brought under price control in July still unclear New Delhi, September 25, 2014 - In a booster for pharmaceutical companies, the Government has ensured that the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) no longer enjoys sweeping powers...

Decontrolling prices of cardiac, diabetes drugs challenged in SC

New Delhi, October 11, 2014 - Centre's decision to decontrol prices of 108 cardiac and diabetes drugs was today challenged before theSupreme Court which agreed to hear the case "as soon as possible". The PIL alleged that hike in prices...