Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

California counties sue over painkiller marketing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two California counties have filed a lawsuit accusing five drug companies of waging a campaign of deception to boost the sales of painkillers behind the nation’s prescription drug addiction problem. Orange […]


Trucks run past Teva Pharmaceutical Logistic Center in the town of Shoam, Israel, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

Israeli drug maker in uproar over planned layoffs

JERUSALEM (AP) — As the world’s leading maker of generic drugs, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is a huge source of pride for Israel. Now, following an announcement of planned layoffs and revelations it enjoys sweeping […]



FDA approves new multiple sclerosis capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it approved a new drug from Biogen Idec to control multiple sclerosis in adults with hard-to-treat forms of the disease.


Defective generic pill revives quality concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) – More Americans than ever are taking generic drugs, as blockbuster medicines like Plavix and Lipitor become available in low-cost versions. But the government’s revelation this week that it mistakenly approved a defective […]



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