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FDA APPROVALS
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FDA has approved Aurobindo’s entacapone tablets USP, 200 mg, the generic equivalent to Novartis’ Comtan tablets 200 mg.

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CLINICAL
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In a new lawsuit, the U.S. government alleges Novartis paid kickbacks to specialty pharmacies to increase sales of ...

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ASCO set to compare value of cancer ...
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Drugs in Perspective: Opdivo (nivolumab)

On December 22, 2014, Opdivo (nivolumab) was approved by FDA with a breakthrough therapy designation. Nivolumab is the ...

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