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Draft Guidance Issued on Capsule Bead Size
By Angie Drakulich
FDA issued a draft guidance for industry on Jan. 18, 2011, about the size of beads within drug products labeled for sprinkle.
Avandia Costs GSK $3.4 Billion
By Stephanie Sutton
GlaxoSmithKline is expecting to pay $3.4 billion to settle legal charges relating to its diabetes drug Avandia, as well as sales and promotional practices in the US for other products.
Sanofi Offer Set to Expire, Public Position Remains Unchanged
By Erik Greb
Last Friday, French daily Le Figaro reported that sanofi-aventis intended to reach an acquisition agreement with Genzyme that would value the latter company at roughly $76 per share, or a total of $20 billion.
EU Examines Patent Settlements
By Stephanie Sutton
The EU Commission is on the lookout for "potentially problematic patent settlements" and has asked several pharma companies to submit copies of their patent settlement agreements made between originator and generic companies.
Week of Jan. 17, 2011: Company and People Notes: Merck Teams with Parexel; Roche CFO to Retire; and More.
Merck Teams with Parexel; Roche CFO to Retire; and More
Regulatory Roundup: FDA Sets Limits for Acetaminophen in Prescription Combination Products
FDA Sets Limits for Acetaminophen in Prescription Combination Products

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