Botswana disturbed by rise in codeine-based cough syrups

Botswana disturbed by rise in codeine-based cough syrups

Authorities in Botswana have expressed concerns over a reported increase in use and addiction of codeine-based cough syrups. The Botswana Medicines Regulatory Authority (BOMRA), in a press release urged the public to seek expert advice before taking cough syrups. “The authority would like to send a caution to parents and families about the growing misuse […]

Keeping Cells Contamination Free for Biopharmaceutical Production

Keeping Cells Contamination Free for Biopharmaceutical Production

Biotech scientist shares the importance of reliable technologies in the production of therapeutic proteins Mannan K. Khambati Khambati has a postgraduate degree in microbiology from The Royal Institute of Science, Mumbai, India, and MBA in operations. At Bharat Serums and Vaccines Ltd., he is responsible for manufacturing all recombinant human therapeutic proteins. Cell culture […]

VIDEO: Isodiol International Inc (CNSX:ISOL) CBD Innovation

VIDEO: Isodiol International Inc (CNSX:ISOL) CBD Innovation

Isodiol International Inc (CNSX:ISOL) (OTCMKTS:ISOLD) (FRA:LB6B) Director Aman Parmar joins James West to discuss the manufacturing and distribution of therapeutic CBD products. Parmar talks about the two main pillars of Isodiol’s business model: pharmaceutical development, through the recently acquired BSPG Laboratories, and the manufacturing and distribution of CBD products. The pair discuss Isodiol’s anti-inflammatory products […]

Thyroid Medications Are Being Recalled: Here's What You Need to Know

Thyroid Medications Are Being Recalled: Here's What You Need to Know

Several medications used to treat hypothyroidism have been recalled according to an announcement earlier this month by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Westminster Pharmaceuticals LLC, a company that manufactures levothyroxine (LT4) and liothyronine (LT3) voluntarily recalled these medications. What is hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, is when the thyroid gland doesn’t make enough […]

Soligenix Receives US Patent for Improved Production of Synthetic Hypericin

Soligenix Receives US Patent for Improved Production of Synthetic Hypericin

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Soligenix, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat rare diseases where there is an unmet medical need, announced today that the United States (US) Patent Office has granted the patent titled “Systems and Methods for Producing […]

FDA Expands Recall of Valsartan, Including Torrent Pharmaceuticals

FDA Expands Recall of Valsartan, Including Torrent Pharmaceuticals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded its recall of a common Chinese-manufactured blood pressure and heart drug after a cancer-causing ingredient was found. On Aug. 17, the FDA said that India-based Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited announced that it “is voluntarily recalling 14 lots of Valsartan/Amlodipine/HCTZ tablets to the consumer level due to the detection […]

Global Small Molecule Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Market by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application …

Small Molecule Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Market Research Report : The market research report on the Small Molecule Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient market presents an in-depth information about the various aspects of the market, on both global and regional scales, which provides a better understanding of the present market landscape. The growth of the Keyword market has […]

China dismisses top officials over sub-par vaccines

China dismisses top officials over sub-par vaccines

The fallout from an investigation into improperly manufactured rabies vaccine​ continues to rumble on in China, as state media announced a number of officials have been removed from their posts​. The dismissals include Ding Jianhua, who headed two departments at the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA). Local media reported that Liu Changlong, major of […]

Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Market Demand 2018- Teva, Novartis, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Mylan

Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Market Demand 2018- Teva, Novartis, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Mylan

The global “Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient market” report provides a penetrating analysis of the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient market. The report offers a concise outline of the market and describes the main terminologies of the market. The report has enclosed few of the prominent players in the global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient market along with their share in […]

Recall watch: Blood pressure meds contain possible carcinogen

Recall watch: Blood pressure meds contain possible carcinogen

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