Roche dropping Herceptin price in India by 30%

Drugmaker lowers prices even as it faces new patent challenge in India By Eric Palmer  Roche, whose patents have been under attack in India, is moving forward with plans to manufacture ...

Fewer generics approved in 2012 but still a banner year

Generics now hold about 85% of U.S. market By Eric Palmer Given all the lousy earnings reports and patent cliff talk, one might have expected last year to be the biggest ever for ...

Lundbeck, Otsuka’s new Abilify Maintena to face entrenched rivals

By Tracy Staton Lundbeck has another chance to crow this week, now that its once-monthly version of Abilify has FDA approval. The agency nod comes fast on the heels of another, ...

Hikma says it might sell its injectables biz

Announcement comes day after Mylan’s $1.6 billion deal for Agila By Eric Palmer There was lots of talk about who was eyeing the injectables business of Strides Arcolab before ...

Website reveals device makers that dodge excise tax costs

By Mark Hollmer Allergan ($AGN), Cerner ($CERN), Waters ($WAT), Alere ($ALR), Invacare ($IVC), Integra LifeSciences ($IART) and Misonex ($MSON) are just a few of the medical device ...

Wright finalizes $190M-plus BioMimetic buy

Sale includes sales and milestone payments, boosts Wright’s orthopedic offerings By Mark Hollmer Wright Medical ($WMGI), an orthopedic device maker, is now the proud new owner ...

AtriCure 2012 losses, revenue grew as market push unfolded

By Mark Hollmer AtriCure ($ATRC) enjoyed large revenue gains in both its 2012 fourth quarter and fiscal year, as the company ramped up sales efforts both in the U.S. and abroad for ...

Alere snags up to $42.2M from Gates Foundation for TB Dx

By Damian Garde Diagnostics magnate Alere ($ALR) has hooked up with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a tuberculosis assay and support its point-of-care HIV test. ...

FDA echoes questions over Intuitive’s surgical robot

By Damian Garde Last week, a large-scale study in the Journal of the American Medical Association concluded that Intuitive Surgical’s ($ISRG) robot does little more than up ...

Otsuka, Lundbeck Win Approval for Monthly Abilify Shot

By Anna Edney Otsuka Holdings Co. (4578) and H. Lundbeck A/S (LUN) won approval from U.S. regulators to market a new formulation of the mood-stabilizing drug Abilify as a once- ...

FDA clears Philips’ full-field digital mammo system

By Editorial Staff Royal Philips Electronics has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its MicroDose SI system, a full-field digital mammography (FFDM) system with the capability ...

ArthroCare Gets FDA Clearance For SpeedLock HIP Knotless Fixation Implant

By RTT Staff Writer ArthroCare Corp. (ARTC: Quote), Thursday said it received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its SpeedLock HIP Knotless Fixation implant. SpeedLock ...
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