Heat-stable carbetocin as effective as oxytocin in preventing PPH, new drug may hit pharmacy shelves next year

Arun Sreenivasan, New Delhi

While the medical fraternity in the country is voicing concerns over the impact of oxytocin shortage on women’s reproductive healthcare as ban on its manufacture and sale in private sector takes effect, an alternative drug

Mineral rich Odisha lacks pharma industry, totally depends on other states for medicines and vaccines

Peethaambaran Kunnathoor, Chennai

Although commendable industry-friendly initiatives have been introduced by the central government to encourage entrepreneurship among the skilled young generation of India

Ferring Pharma to invest Rs. 1700 crore to set up global R&D centre at Genome Valley in Hyderabad

A Raju, Hyderabad

The Swiss-based Ferring Pharmaceuticals will set up its new research and development laboratory and a manufacturing facility at the Genome Valley of Hyderabad.

Indian pharma’s foray into design of drug delivery devices fuels innovation: Shyamsunder BK

Nandita Vijay, Bengaluru

Indian pharma and healthcare providers are now seen to increasingly get involved in the development of drug delivery devices and surgical instruments right from the design stage.

Shared workspaces to empower pharma and biotech start-ups to reduce Capex and Opex: Meghna Agarwal

Nandita Vijay, Bengaluru

Shared workspaces will empower pharma and biotech start-ups by reducing capital expenditure (Capex) and increase the flow of funds for their operational expenses (Opex), stated Meghna Agarwal, co- founder

Karnataka API players see govt sending wrong signal by proposing to shift API units to Uzbekistan

Nandita Vijay, Bengaluru

The Union government is sending wrong signals to the industry by proposing to shift a sizeable part of Indian API (active pharmaceutical ingredient) units to Uzbekistan.

Pharma shares remain in limelight on US FDA favorable inspection reports

Sanjay Pingle, Mumbai

The Indiain pharmaceutical companies shares remained in limelight during the last week ended June 15, 2018 on account of favorable inspection reports from US FDA, approvals and new launches.

Indian Pharmaceutical Market grew by 10.8% to Rs.10,583 cr in May 2018

Our Bureau, Mumbai

The Indian Pharmaceutical Market (IPM) has registered a strong growth of 10.8 per cent during May 2018 to Rs.10,583 crore. The IPM clocked double digit growth for the first time in last 12 months. The volumes have

Indian pharma industry and regulators need to step up its pace towards PICS compliance: Mala Mohan

Nandita Vijay, Bengaluru

The Indian pharma industry and its regulators needed to gather momentum in its efforts to get itself compliant for Pharmaceutical Inspection Cooperation Scheme (PICS), stated Mala Mohan, Director,

IndiQube sees pharma and biotech start-ups evince interest in shared work spaces to spur innovation

Nandita Vijay, Bengaluru

IndiQube sees the potential to attract pharma and biotech start-ups for its co-work space office model to spur innovation. It considers the segment as an ideal fit for its shared work spaces to scale-up, enable operational


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