Tag Archives: Pharma

No means no: Global pharma group bans any and all gifts to doctors

Goodbye to global goodies. A leading international pharma trade group updated its guidelines for 2019 to strictly forbid all gifts, or “goodies,” handed out by prescription drug makers. The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) made the change in part to eliminate exceptions that allowed customary gifts to mark national, cultural or religious… Read More »

Horizon Pharma plc Announces FDA Approval to Expand the Age Range for Ravicti (glycerol phenylbutyrate) Oral Liquid to Include Newborns

Print this page DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 27, 2018– Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ: HZNP) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) to expand the age range for Ravicti (glycerol phenylbutyrate) Oral Liquid to include infants younger than two months of age living with a urea cycle disorder… Read More »

Democrats Taking Key Leadership Jobs Have Pocketed Millions From Pharma

Three of the lawmakers who will lead the House next year as Congress focuses on skyrocketing drug costs are among the biggest recipients of campaign contributions from the pharmaceutical industry, a new KHN analysis shows. On Wednesday, House Democrats selected Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland to serve as the next majority leader and Rep. James… Read More »