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New Drug to Treat Chronic Drooling

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a drug called Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA), to treat excessive drooling in adults. Excessive drooling, or chronic sialorrhea, is a common symptom of cerebral palsy (CP), Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and … Continue reading

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What do Generic Drug Patent Settlements Say about Patent Quality?

An interesting study about Orange Book patents challenged both under Hatch-Waxman and Inter Partes Review caught my eye this week, but perhaps not for the ordinary reasons. One of the hot topics in drug patent challenges today is reverse payments: … Continue reading

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Trump gets Pfizer to delay latest drug price hikes until year end

Enlarge / Prescription Drugs behind the counter at Boots the chemist in London, England, United Kingdom. (photo by Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images) (credit: Getty | Mike Kemp) Pfizer has agreed to roll back a round of price increases … Continue reading

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"Mitch McConnell: Drug Warrior, CBD Champion?"

The title of this post is the headline of this effective Rolling Stone article which does a nice job explaining the intricacies of the connections between hemp and CBD product and marijuana and why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may … Continue reading

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Stalled Suits Against Drug Companies Now Proceeding

Posted by Patrick Regan and Paul Cornoni Bloomberg News (4/30 Fisk, Feeley) reports, "Just two months after the U.S. Supreme Court decided patients can sue drugmakers over injuries from medicines approved by the government, long-stalled lawsuits against GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Bristol-Myers Squibb … Continue reading

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