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Apotex prescribes Actifio for global data protection

Apotex prescribes Actifio for global data protection

WALTHAM, Mass. and TORONTO — Actifio has announced details of how its platform has sped database recovery times by 96% and cut storage costs by 60% at Apotex, the largest Canadian-owned generic pharmaceutical company. The seventh-largest generic pharmaceutical company globally with estimated sales of approximately $2 billion, Apotex produces high-quality, affordable generic and innovative pharmaceutical

HDA names executive committee, research board members

HDA names executive committee, research board members

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) has made new appointments to its executive committee and HDA Research Foundation board of directors. HDA said Thursday that Paul Dickson, president of Morris & Dickson Co., has been elected as a member of the HDA Executive Committee. He currently serves as a member of the HDA

New name for Generic Pharmaceutical Association

New name for Generic Pharmaceutical Association

WASHINGTON — The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA), which represents manufacturers of generic drugs and biosimilars, has changed its name to the Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM). The association said Tuesday that the new name better reflects its mission: to make medications more accessible to the people who need them. As GPhA, the trade group had steadfastly

Lannett ships Paxil CR generic

Lannett ships Paxil CR generic

PHILADELPHIA — Lannett Co. has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration to market paroxetine extended-release tablets, an antidepressant, in strengths of 12.5 mg, 25 mg and 37.5 mg. The company said its product, a generic version of Paxil CR extended-release tablets (12.5 mg, 25 mg and 37.5 mg) from Apotex Technologies, has begun

GPhA tabs Mylan’s Bresch to chair board

GPhA tabs Mylan’s Bresch to chair board

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) has elected Heather Bresch, chief executive officer of Mylan, to chair its board of directors this year. GPhA, which announced the move at its 2016 Annual Meeting here, also named other officers to its 2016 board and executive committee: Jeff Watson, president of global generics at Apotex,

Apotex exec to chair Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association

Apotex exec to chair Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association

TORONTO — Jeff Watson, president of global generics at Apotex, has been elected as chairman of the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA). CGPA also said Monday that Larry MacGirr, chief operating officer of Pharmascience, has been elected as the association’s vice chairman. “It is an honor to serve as chair of CGPA, particularly during this period