Patients should be urged by GPs to book their appointments, request repeat prescriptions and access their medical records online. That is one of four recommendations made by Martha Lane Fox, the Internet entrepreneur famous for her role in lastminute.com, to the UK Government in the take-up of digital opportunities in healthcare. The other three recommendations […]
Warner-Lambert v Sandoz and Lloyds Pharmacy, High Court
The High Court has granted interim injunctions preventing Sandoz from trading in full label generic pregabalin and Lloyds Pharmacy from dispensing such product.
The case concerns the pharmaceutical product, pregabalin, marketed by Pfizer under the brand name, Lyrica. Warner-Lambert, which is part of the Pfizer group, […]
Pfizer and Allergan have agreed to join together to form the world’s biggest pharma company. Pfizer is paying US$160,000 for the company best known for its Botox products. The new entity will be known as Pfizer. The friendly deal will see Pfizer’s Ian Read as chief executive and chairman, and Allergan’s Brent Saunders as president […]
The European Commission has put forward plans for a waiver of supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) to stimulate pharmaceutical manufacturing in Europe. The proposal would remove obstacles to the competitiveness of EU industry by allowing the manufacture for export of generics and biosimilars, which are protected by SPCs in Europe, but not in the non-EU country […]