5 hrs ago
Ranbaxy Shares Fall after US Drug Recall
Shares in Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd fell as much as 3.8 percent on Monday after the drug maker recalled more than 64,000 bottles of the generic version of a cholesterol-lowering drug in the United States after doseage mix-up was detected.
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9 hrs ago
Ranbaxy falls on recall of Lipitor from US
Ranbaxy Laboratories, one of the leading pharma players, fell on Monday after media reports quoted the company has recalled some batches of its generic version of cholesterol-lowering Lipitor drug in the US after a dosage mix-up was detected.
13 hrs ago
KFOR-TV Oklahoma City
Cholesterol lowering drug being recalled for second time in two years
The recall comes from an India-based company that is withdrawing more than 64,000 bottles of 10 mg tablets of Atorvastatin Calcium, a generic form of the cholesterol lowering drug.
15 hrs ago
Coffee, beer, bacon and more food and drink that get a bad rap -- undeservingly
It's interesting how certain foods can be heralded as health heroes, yet other foods are vilified, often unnecessarily.
16 hrs ago
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,Sanofi (France)'s Cholesterol Drug...
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi and must assess how their experimental cholesterol drug affects brain function after U.S. regulators learned of adverse events associated with this new class of medicines.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Mushroom Rolls look elegant and are tasty hot or cold
Looking for something that can be quickly prepared and looks elegant at the same time? Mushroom Rolls are suitable as hors d'ouvres or for a quick snack on the run.
Ranbaxy Recalls Generic Lipitor Batches in U.S. on Faulty Labels
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. , India 's largest drugmaker, is pulling two batches of its generic version of Pfizer Inc. 's Lipitor drug from the U.S. market, the second recall of the cholesterol lowering medicine in 15 months.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
UPDATE 1-Ranbaxy recalls some batches of generic Lipitor in latest quality blow
Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, reeling under a flurry of regulatory rebukes due to poor quality, has recalled more than 64,000 bottles of the generic version of a cholesterol-lowering drug in the United States after doseage mix-up was detected.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Ranbaxy Recalls Generic Lipitor in U.S.
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd., the India-based generic-drug maker beset by manufacturing-quality problems, has issued another recall of generic versions of the cholesterol drug Lipitor in the U.S. due to a potential dose mix-up.
U.S. FDA probes cognitive impact of new cholesterol drugs; Regeneron, Sanofi shares fall
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has called for an assessment of potential neurocognitive side effects of an experimental cholesterol drug being developed by Regeneron and Sanofi, Sanofi said in its annual report on Friday.
Eating Peanuts Daily Helps Decrease Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Regardless of Flavoring
The study, "A Randomized Trial on the Effects of Flavorings on the Health Benefits of Daily Peanut Consumption," was conducted at .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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Lead Plaintiff Deadline: The Alexander Firm P.C. Announces Upcoming...
The Alexander Firm P.C. , A Professional Law Corporation, reminds investors who purchased or acquired shares of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. between March 15, 2012 and January 9, 2014 that the deadline of March 17, 2014, is quickly approaching to move for Lead Plaintiff in the securities class actions filed on behalf of investors against the ... (more)
The Globe and Mail
Generics help provinces hold the line on prescription drug costs
The amount of money provincial governments dole out for prescription medications held steady last year, part of an encouraging trend of slower growth in public drug spending across the country over the past six years.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Indianapolis Star
Headache? Reach for the mustard
Dear People's Pharmacy: I have ice-pick migraines. They caused sharp, stabbing pain in my head all day long, seven days a week, until I heard about mustard.
Medical News Today
Single-patient trials helpful in determining statin tolerability
Single-patient, or n-of-1, trials may be a useful method for determining which patients are experiencing true statin-related discomfort and which patients may be able to continue therapy, according to an article being published in Annals of Internal Medicine .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Google's top 6 calorie information searches and what you need to...
The following six foods are reported to be those most often searched for calorie information on Google.
Who Stands To Gain With FDA Approval Of OTC Lipitor?
Lipitor, the LDL-cholesterol lowering statin, is the biggest selling drug of all time with annual sales of almost $13 billion dollars at its peak in 2006.
American Heart Month 2014: Committing to a Year of Heart Health
But the end of the month should not be the end of proactively supporting heart health.
Noonan: Regeneron could create 200 jobs at second Limerick plant
REGENERON is considering opening a second Limerick plant with the potential to create another 200 jobs, the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has revealed.
Annals of Internal Medicine
Concepts and Controversies: The 2013 American College of...
Financial Support: Dr. Martin is supported by the Pollin Cardiovascular Prevention Fellowship and the Marie-JosA©e and Henry R. Kravis endowed fellowship.