Keyword: OTC


GSK’s Consumer Health Flotation Flags

21.07.2022 -

The Jul.18 launch of GSK’s consumer healthcare spinoff Haleon on the London Stock Exchange – said to be the largest London listing in more than a decade – seems to have...


HRA Pharma Seeks FDA Approval for OTC Contraceptive

12.07.2022 -

In the wake of the US Supreme Court’s recent overturn of Roe v. Wade, a 50-year-old decision by an earlier team of justices that guarantees women the right terminate a...


Takeda Sells OTC Drugs to Denmark’s Orifarm

27.04.2020 - Takeda Pharmaceutical has agreed to sell a selection of the over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription drugs it markets in Europe to fast-growing Danish pharma Orifarm for a total of...


Stada Boosts OTC Business with GSK Brands

05.03.2020 - German generics producer Stada is buying 15 over-the-counter (OTC) consumer healthcare brands from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), marking its second acquisition of branded products from...


Takeda Sells OTC Drugs to Acino

21.10.2019 - In another move to reduce debt after buying Shire early this year, Japanese drugmaker Takeda has agreed to sell roughly 30 prescription pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter (OTC)...


GSK-Pfizer Complete Consumer Health JV

07.08.2019 - GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has completed its transaction with Pfizer to combine their consumer healthcare businesses into a joint venture. GSK owns 68% of the combined business with...


Pfizer Mulls Sale of Consumer Health Unit

13.10.2017 - Pfizer is reviewing the future of its Consumer Healthcare division. The US drug major said it is considering a range of options, including a full or partial separation through a...

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Iran: Rediscovering a Sleeping Giant

27.04.2017 - Iran has one of the longest histories of medical practice in the world. In the modern era, however, the Middle East country has fallen off the world‘s medical and pharmaceutical...