DRUG COMPANY

  • Novartis stock down 4.5 per cent after SC verdict April 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Shares of the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis fell about 4.5 per cent on Monday after the Supreme Court of India dismissed its plea for a patent on its cancer drug, Gelvic. Shares of select Indian pharmaceutical companies rallied as the industry is set to receive a boost following the...
  • Andhra jail inmates grow herbs for drug major December 5, 2012

    Hyderabad: Inmates lodged in Andhra's open prisons are going herbal. With a view to rehabilitate prisoners, authorities have roped in inmates in the cultivation of herbal plants required for ayurvedic medicines. The Department of Prisons has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ayurvedic major Himalaya Drug Company to utilise...
  • Cipla launches HIV/AIDS treatment kit at Rs 158 August 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Drug major Cipla on Tuesday said it has launched 'Qvir', a fourdrug kit priced at Rs 158 per kit to be used for treating HIV/AIDS. The kit consists of two tablets packaged together in one strip which represents a single day's treatment, Cipla said in a statement. Commenting on...
  • FTN: Are doctors compromising public safety by lobbying for drug companies? May 15, 2012

    A parliamentary panel says some doctors are colluding with big pharmaceutical companies to sell unsafe drugs to the Indian consumers. ...
  • A Himalayan trail on foreign shores February 16, 2012

    Ravi Prasad Age: 51 Designation: Executive Chairman, Himalaya Drug Company The Challenge: Take the companys range of therapeutic and personal care products to overseas markets How He Did It: He targeted doctors through articles in peerreviewed journals and allowed customers to sample the products in supermarkets The Next Goal: Double the companys revenues riding on...