Canada, US in NAFTA 'stalemate' over brand-name drugs

Canada, US in NAFTA 'stalemate' over brand-name drugs

Canadian trade negotiators are fighting hard against U.S. demands to increase the patent protection for a fast-growing class of medicines, making it another “stalemate issue” in the NAFTA talks, says an advocate for generic-drug companies. To encourage the government to stand firm, the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association released a poll Monday that suggests Canadians want […]

AP investigation: Drug prices going up despite Trump promise

AP investigation: Drug prices going up despite Trump promise

By Linda A. Johnson and Nicky Forster | AP September 24 at 3:14 PM NEW YORK — President Donald Trump made reducing drug prices a key promise during his election campaign, repeatedly accusing drugmakers of “getting away with murder.” At the end of May, he promised that drug companies would be announcing “massive” voluntary drug price cuts […]

As FDA and pharma warm to continuous manufacturing, generics stay skeptical

As FDA and pharma warm to continuous manufacturing, generics stay skeptical

Though the Food and Drug Administration and large parts of the branded industry are increasingly turning to continuous manufacturing, generic drugmakers are seeking a slowdown. FDA chief Scott Gottlieb touts the method as transformative, with the promise to “improve drug quality, address shortages of medicines, lower drug costs, and bring pharmaceutical manufacturing back to the United […]

Gilead to Make Generic Hepatitis C Drugs and Cut Prices Up to 75%

Gilead to Make Generic Hepatitis C Drugs and Cut Prices Up to 75%

Xconomy National —  Many large drug companies go to extraordinary lengths to fend off generic competition and extend the life of their patents, but Gilead today announced a highly unusual move in the opposite direction. In January 2019, the company will start selling “authorized” generic versions of two of its three hepatitis C (HCV) drugs, […]

Canada, US in NAFTA 'stalemate' over American demands to boost protection for brand-name drugs: industry

Canada, US in NAFTA 'stalemate' over American demands to boost protection for brand-name drugs: industry

Canadian trade negotiators are fighting hard against U.S. demands to increase the patent protection for a fast-growing class of medicines, making it another “stalemate issue” in the NAFTA talks, says an advocate for generic-drug companies. To encourage the government to stand firm, the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association released a poll Monday that suggests Canadians want […]

CBO Says CREATES Act Would Reduce Federal Spending on Prescription Drugs

CBO Says CREATES Act Would Reduce Federal Spending on Prescription Drugs

Last week, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) announced its cost estimate of implementing S. 974, the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples Act of 2018, otherwise known as the CREATES Act.  If adopted, the CREATES Act would create a legal pathway to allow generic and biosimilar drug developers to bring civil lawsuits against manufacturers […]

AP review: Drug prices keep going up despite Trump pressure

AP review: Drug prices keep going up despite Trump pressure

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump made reducing drug prices a key promise during his election campaign, repeatedly accusing drugmakers of “getting away with murder.” At the end of May, he promised that drug… NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump made reducing drug prices a key promise during his election campaign, repeatedly accusing […]

NAFTA talks in 'stalemate' over US demands that Canada boost protection for brand-name drugs

NAFTA talks in 'stalemate' over US demands that Canada boost protection for brand-name drugs

Canadian trade negotiators are fighting hard against U.S. demands to increase the patent protection for a fast-growing class of medicines, making it another “stalemate issue” in the NAFTA talks, says an advocate for generic-drug companies. To encourage the government to stand firm, the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association planned to release a poll Monday that suggests […]

Generic Drugs Market Analysis & Projected Huge Growth By 2025

Generic Drugs Market Analysis & Projected Huge Growth By 2025

HTF MI recently introduced market study “Global Generic Drugs Market 2018-2022” with in-depth focused approach on qualitative research, describing product Scope and elaborating industry insights and outlook to 2022. The market Study is putting a lot of emphasis on macro-economic issues, influencing factors and key market trends and drivers that are changing the dynamics of […]

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