Lupin gets nod to sell generic form of Viagra in the US

Pharmaceutical major Lupin said that it has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration for the sales of a generic equivalent of Pfizer Inc’s Viagra tablets. Sildenafil tablets is a medication used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension. It is taken by mouth or via injection into a vein. Sildenafil […]

Zydus receives US nod for generic Cialis ahead of patent expiry

Zydus Cadila, one of India’s largest drug makers, said it has received tentative approval to market tadalafil, the generic ingredient of the most popular erectile dysfunction drug Cialis, in the US market. The drug will be manufactured at the group’s facility at Moraiya, Ahmedabad. The USFDA approval comes weeks before Cialis is expected to lose patent […]

No ban on daytime condom ads: Smriti Irani

Information and Broadcasting minister Smriti Irani today clarified that there was no ‘ban’ on the transmission of condom ads during daytime, and that restrictions have been imposed only on ads that “objectified women”. Irani said she had already clarified the matter in response to a query by the health ministry on whether the ministry’s ads […]