Pharmaceuticals recall cancer-causing drugs that were used to treat blood pressure

Pharmaceuticals recall cancer-causing drugs that were used to treat blood pressure

TOKYO: The Japanese subsidiary of Pfizer is recalling a drug for high blood pressure which was found to contain a carcinogenic substance in its active ingredient valsartan, the drugmaker said on Friday. More than 763,000 tablets of the drug Amvalo, manufactured from April to July in Mylan Laboratories Limited in...

Details
GSK and Pfizer announce a “Big Deal”

GSK and Pfizer announce a “Big Deal”

LONDON: Pharmaceutical giants GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer on Wednesday announced a merger of their consumer healthcare units that produce over-the-counter medicines. GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world’s biggest drugs groups, is to be broken up after the company agreed to spin off its consumer healthcare business in a £9.8bn joint venture with...

Details