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Lupin launches Generic Paxil CR tablets in the US

Lupin launches Generic Paxil CR tablets in the US

Mumbai,Mar 7(UNI) Pharma Major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced today the launch of generic Paxil CR (Paroxetin) Extended Release Tablets USP, 12.
5 mg, 25 mg and 37.
5 mg having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier.
Lupin’s Paroxetin Extended Release Tablets USP, 12.
5 mg, 25 mg and 37.
5 mg are the AB rated generic equivalents of Apotex Technologies, Inc’s Paxil CR Tablets, 12.
5 mg, 25 mg and 37.
5 mg.
It is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
Paxil CR Tablets had US sales of USD 126.
4 million (IMS MAT December 2016).
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Chandrayan

Chandrayan mission discovers new group of suprathermal protons

By CNR Vijaykumar Bengaluru, Jun 28 (UNI) A new group of suprathermal protons has been discovered near the Moon by the Sub-keV Atom Reflecting Analyzer (SARA) experiment on Chandrayaan-1 - the first Indian lunar mission.

Japan

Japan Tobacco tries to catch up with rival in smokeless tobacco

TOKYO, Jun 28 (Reuters) Japan Tobacco Inc said today it hoped to catch up with Philip Morris International Inc in smokeless tobacco by expanding the number of smoke-free restaurants and public places that allow its vaping product.

Namibia

Namibia bans poultry imports from South Africa, Belgium after bird flu outbreaks

WINDHOEK, Jun 27 (Reuters) Namibia has suspended poultry imports from South Africa and Belgium with immediate effect following outbreaks of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu in the two countries, its Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) said today.

Sun

Sun Pharma, NIV ink pact to fight Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue

Mumbai, Jun 27 (UNI) Sun Pharmaceutical Industries and The National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune, an institution of the Indian Council of Medical Research, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi today announced that they have signed an agreement for testing phytopharmaceutical, biologic and chemical entities developed by Sun Pharma against Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue viruses.

Non-communicable

Non-communicable diseases kill 40-million people each year

New Delhi, Jun 25 (UNI) Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) kill 40-million people each year, says World Health Organisation (WHO).

Broken pebbles offer clues to Palaeolithic funeral rituals

Broken pebbles offer clues to Palaeolithic funeral rituals

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Humans may have ritualistically "killed" objects to remove their symbolic power, some 5,000 years earlier than previously thought, a new international study of marine pebble tools from an Upper Palaeolithic burial site in Italy suggests.

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