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GSK Announces Shareholders Meeting to Discuss Novartis Deal

November 24, 2014

GSK and Novartis announced a meeting on Dec. 18, 2014 to discuss the $20 billion asset swap between the two companies.

FDA Practices Discourage Biologic Market Competition, Says PCMA White Paper

November 19, 2014

A new report from The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association alleges that FDA hinders competition in the pharmaceutical industry and influences how a drug's price is calculated.

Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing Secures Two Contracts

November 17, 2014

Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing has announced that the company executed two commercial production contracts in one day.

Actavis to Acquire Allergan for $66 Billion

November 17, 2014

The transaction provides Allergan stockholders with immediate value and enhanced commercial opportunities, according to a company statement.

USP Releases Compounding Compendium

November 13, 2014

USP releases compendium of quality standards for compounded medicines.

FDA Issues Warning Letter to Cadila Pharmaceuticals for CGMP Deviations

November 13, 2014

The agency cites deviations from CGMPs for the manufacture of APIs at the company's Gujarat, India plant.

France Agency Seeks Data from Roche on Use of Avastin in Macular Degeneration

November 7, 2014

ANSM wants company data on the benefits and risks of using Avastin over Lucentis in the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration.

Catalent Expands Highly Potent Drug Packaging Capabilities

November 6, 2014

Catalent Pharma Solutions announces additional packaging and storage space for highly potent and cytotocix drugs at Kansas City facility.

Perrigo Agrees to Acquire Omega Pharma for $4.5 Billion

November 6, 2014

The deal between the two companies will strengthen Perrigo's presence in Europe.



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