J&J unit McNeil-PPC has admitted breaking US law by selling contaminated liquid medications, including Infants’ Tylenol and Children’s Motrin, deemed adulterated under the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA).
The US FDA has given stakeholders more time to comment on the 40-year old monograph system used to regulate OTC drugs and reiterated its concerns that the approach does not allow it to keep up with new drug safety testing advances.
Profits doubled at MWV’s healthcare division in the third quarter, despite slightly lower sales, as the packaging company’s efforts to focus on high return opportunities and maximise production efficiency paid dividends.
Growing demand has prompted tableting specialist Meldex
International, formerly BioProgress, to launch a new sales and
distribution hub in Germany, with the UK firm also announcing a new
manufacturing contract for its XGel film.
Paladin Labs has reached an agreement in principle to acquire the
outstanding shares of BioEnvelop Inc, which develops, manufactures
and markets rapidly dissolving edible films for use as delivery
systems in the pharmaceutical and...
A thin-film delivery system that looks like a postage stamp and
dissolves rapidly on the tongue could give new momentum to Adams
Respiratory Therapeutics' portfolio of prescription and
over-the-counter medicines (OTC) for the...
Major pharmaceutical player GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has begun
construction of a €23m facility in County Waterford, Ireland. The
new facility is already under construction at the company's
consumer healthcare manufacturing site...
The new agreement between BioProgress and an unnamed US
over-the-counter pharmaceuticals firm could double the UK company's
capacity to manufacture cellulose films for drug encapsulation,
according to chief executive Graham Hind.
Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has ordered
companies to stop producing over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals
containing phenylpropanolamine (PPA), linked to an increased risk
of haemorrhagic stroke.