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Wockhardt receives tentative US FDA approval for generic version of anti-psychotic drug Geodon

Mumbai: Pharmaceutical and biotechnology major Wockhardt has received tentative US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for marketing a generic version of 20mg, 40mg, 60mg and 80mg capsules containing Ziprasidone hydrochloride, which is used in the treatment of bipolar disorders and schizophrenia.

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Doctors acting as a rubber stamp for drug companies?

New Delhi: A report by the parliamentary standing committee for health and family welfare, which looked at the functioning of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), reveals that some drug companies have been writing scientific recommendations of their own products and submitting them to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) after getting them endorsed by top doctors for a quicker marketing approval.

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