The country's drug ministry has identified drugs as an area for savings.
Widely used plastics such as PET will have to be replaced with more costly glass containers.
The former FDA director of medical device compliance has petitioned the agency to make oral contraceptives over-the-counter.
The drugmaker is offering Scotland's NHS a money-back guarantee for Olysio patients.
FDA commissioner Hamburg says agency wants to hasten medical device approvals; Amgen nets priority review for Phase-II leukemia drug; Novartis employee pleads guilty to bribery allegations.
Pfizer settles Chantix litigation; BMS scales back HCV efforts; FDA defends Zohydro approval.
Salix-Cosmo tax-inversion deal quashed, chronic heart failure market set to expand, rising generic drug prices get lawmakers' attention, NICE gives leukemia drug a thumbs-down, FDA has a good rep
Ebola lands in the US; CMS's Open Payments database shows docs received $3.5 billion in last five months of 2013; Endo pays over $400 million to settle vaginal mesh suits.
Shire pays $56-million fine to resolve improper ADHD marketing claims; FDA updates Chantix labeling to reflect new safety studies; GSK names new chairman.
Two FDA guidance documents on how health product manufacturers may participate in social media have each drawn criticism from affected industry and consumer groups.
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