The HPRA said  it was undertaking a “precautionary recall” of a number of specific medicines containing the active ingredient valsartan.

Patients using a blood pressure and heart medicine, withdrawn for precautionary reasons yesterday by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA), (...)

A number of drugs used to treat blood pressure and heart conditions are being recalled as a precautionary measure after an impurity believed to cause cancer was found in them.

A number of drugs used to treat blood pressure and heart conditions are being recalled as a precautionary measure after an impurity believed to cause (...)

The Four Courts. Pharma  giant Merck Sharp and Dohme had last April secured a temporary High Court injunction preventing rival Clonmel Healthcare continuing to sell a version of MSD’s “Inegy” drug. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Court of Appeal has refused to grant an injunction preventing distribution of a generic alternative to a cholesterol-reducing drug at less than on(...)

Pharmaceutical giant Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD) last month got a temporary High Court injunction preventing rival Clonmel Healthcare from continue to sell a version of MSD’s “Inegy” drug over alleged breach of trademark.

The Court of Appeal will give a decision later on whether to grant an injunction preventing the distribution of a generic alternative to a cholesterol(...)

MSD has told the court that Clonmel Healthcare, part of Stada AG publicly quoted group based in Germany, is infringing its patent rights. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

A rival of pharmaceutical giant MSD is trying to sell a generic version of a cholesterol drug for less than one tenth of the price of its product in b(...)

Medicines for Ireland is an amalgamation of the Healthcare Enterprise Alliance and the Irish Generic Manufacturers’ Association. Photograph: Getty Images

A new alliance of generic drug manufacturers has warned that Irish patients will face increasing difficulty accessing lifesaving medicines without ref(...)

Fergal Kelly, chief technology officer with Vodafone Ireland whose ¤1 billion nationwide network upgrade has already seen businesses in the southeast take advantage of mobile data services

The vastly improved mobile data coverage which has resulted from Vodafone Ireland’s billion euro network investment is beginning to bring tangible ben(...)