Tag N.J.

Watson Provides Update on District Court Order Concerning Generic Version of LOVENOX

Oct8

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today confirmed that the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts has granted a request by Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Sandoz Inc. for a temporary restraining order (TRO) preventing Watson and Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from marketing or selling Amphastar's Enoxaparin Sodium Injection […]

Watson Confirms EMBEDA(R) Patent Challenge

Oct7

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today confirmed that its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc. – Florida, filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval to market Morphine Sulfate and Naltrexone Hydrochloride Extended-release Capsules 30 mg/1.2 mg, 50 mg/2 mg, 60 mg/2.4 […]

Watson Confirms District Court Order Concerning Generic Version of LOVENOX(R)

Oct7

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today confirmed that the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts has granted a request by Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Sandoz Inc. for a temporary restraining order (TRO) preventing Watson and Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from marketing or selling Amphastar's Enoxaparin Sodium Injection […]

Merck Sells Its Interest in Johnson & Johnson-Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals

Sep30

ENP Newswire – 30 September 2011Release date- 29092011 – WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Merck (NYSE:MRK), known outside the United States and Canada as MSD, today announced that the company has sold its 50 percent interest in the Johnson & Johnson’Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co. joint venture (JJMCP) to Johnson & Johnson (J&J) affiliates, McNEIL-PPC, Inc., McNEIL MMP, […]

Medco, Express Scripts pare combined 2Q lobbying

Sep30

NEW YORK Pharmacy benefits managers Medco Health Solutions Inc. and Express Scripts Inc., which have agreed to combine, trimmed their lobbying costs to $940,000 in the second quarter.The companies spent a total of $1 million a year ago. Medco’s lobbying spending decreased to $490,000 in the latest quarter from $600,000 a year ago, while spending […]

Merck spent $1.1 million lobbying government in 2Q

Sep29

WASHINGTON Drug maker Merck & Co. spent $1.12 million lobbying the federal government in the second quarter, on issues related to implementation of the health care overhaul and several tax-related matters, according to a quarterly disclosure report.That was up 19 percent from the $944,000 that the Whitehouse Station, N.J., company spent a year earlier.The maker […]

Merck Sells its Interest in Johnson & Johnson-Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals

Sep28

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Sept. 28 Merck issued the following news release:Merck (NYSE:MRK), known outside the United States and Canada as MSD, today announced that the company has sold its 50 percent interest in the Johnson & Johnson"Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co. joint venture (JJMCP) to Johnson & Johnson (J&J) affiliates, McNEIL-PPC, Inc., McNEIL MMP, LLC, and […]

AP Business NewsBrief at 5:55 p.m. EDT

Sep14

Stocks jump on hopes for progress on Greece’s debtNEW YORK (AP) – A promise by European leaders to help Greece avoid default sent stocks sharply higher Wednesday for the third straight day. The leaders of Greece, France and Germany agreed in a teleconference that Greece was an "integral" part of the 17-country bloc that uses […]

Milestone Scientific and Beijing 3H Scientific to Form Joint Venture Bringing Breakthrough Technology to the Epidural Marketplace

Jul14

LIVINGSTON, N.J., July 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTCQB:MLSS), the recognized leader in advanced drug delivery technologies, today announced that it has signed a definitive joint venture agreement with Beijing 3H (Heart-Help-Health) Scientific Technology Co., Ltd. (Beijing 3H) for the development, commercialization, manufacture and marketing of epidural and intra-articular injection instruments. Milestone Scientific […]

Independent pharmacies struggling to survive [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]

May8

May 08A customer walked into MD Pharmacy in University City recently with a last-minute concern: He was leaving town for a vacation and didn’t have enough pills for his heart condition.The pharmacy tried to obtain computer authorization to refill the patient’s prescription, but his insurer rejected it because not enough time had elapsed since his […]