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Sandoz to acquire GSK’s cephalosporin antibiotics business in $500m worth deal

Sandoz to acquire GSK’s cephalosporin antibiotics business in $500m worth deal

Sandoz, a division of Swiss pharma giant Novartis, has agreed to acquire GSK’s cephalosporin antibiotics business in a deal worth up to $500 million. The deal gives Sandoz global rights to the Zinnat, Zinacef, and Fortum brands in over 100 markets. However, the deal does not include the rights in the US, Australia, and Germany […]

Cerovene bags FDA approval for Daraprim generic for toxoplasmosis treatment

Cerovene has bagged approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its generic version of Daraprim (pyrimethamine) tablets for the treatment of toxoplasmosis when used with a sulfonamide, a group of medicines for bacterial infections. Toxoplasmosis is a foodborne infection caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. A severe form of the condition can […]

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Bacterial skin infection impetigo causes, impetigo symptoms & treatment

Know about the bacterial skin infection impetigo, its causes, symptoms and treatment in this post. What is Impetigo? Impetigo meaning: Impetigo is a contagious bacterial skin infection. Impetigo Causes Impetigo is caused by the bacteria streptococcus or staphylococcus aureus. It is the most common type of skin infection among school children. The Impetigo infection is […]

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Typhoid Fever : Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis and Prevention

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Typhoid Fever : Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis and Prevention

What is Typhoid Fever and Which is the Causative organism? Typhoid which is also known as enteric fever is a bacterial infectious disease that is caused by the bacteria, primarily by Salmonella typhi and also by Salmonella enterica. The bacteria is a gram negative bacteria and is rod shaped. Typhoid is also known as abdominal […]

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