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The hits keep coming: Apotex loses 31 drug approvals after FDA cites plants for ‘inadequate’ controls

It’s been a troubled few years for Canadian generics maker Apotex after the unsolved murder of founder Barry Sherman and a possible sale in the works. Now, after multiple warnings from the FDA, Apotex faces a future without approvals for a big slice of its portfolio. The FDA yanked 31 of Apotex’s generic drug nods Wednesday after… Read More »

FDA grants Jacobus Pharma approval for rare disease drug

(Reuters) – Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co Inc on Monday won U.S. approval for the first drug to treat children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder. The drug, Ruzurgi, was approved for use in patients aged between 6 and 17, the FDA said here. Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, which affects about three people per million worldwide,… Read More »