The actions related to alleged breaches by Teva of patents of formulations of products used to treat thromboembolic, or blood clot, disorders. Photograph: iStock

Claims by two global pharma giants that an Irish-based company intends to breach patents they hold for products used to treat blood clots have been ad(...)

Sudocrem has been a household staple in Ireland for 90 years

Teva Pharmaceuticals has confirmed plans to close its Sudocrem production plant in Dublin with the loss of more than 100 jobs. The company told staff(...)

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway placed a $5.7bn (€4.8bn) bet on four US pharmaceutical stocks in the third quarter. File photograph: Getty

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway placed a $5.7 billion (€4.8 billion) bet on four US pharmaceutical stocks in the third quarter, as the billionaire(...)

A new survey has shown that  87% of people in Ireland had never heard of PrEP. File photograph: Thor Swift/The New York Times

One in five people in Ireland do not know what they can do to prevent themselves contracting HIV, new research has shown ahead of World Aids Day this (...)

The Israel-headquartered Teva has confirmed the Waterford site is one of the most successful across the group

Pre-tax profits at the main Irish arm of pharma company, Teva, last year almost halved to $154 million (€140.6 million) in spite of revenues increasin(...)

Photograph: iStock

Purdue Pharma and members of the multi-billionaire Sackler family, who own the company that makes the prescription painkiller OxyContin, have offered (...)

An aerial view of Unit B at Xerox Technology Park. The property is located on a site of 4.5 acres.

The former test lab facility of Teva Pharmaceuticals in Dundalk has been brought to the market by agent JLL at a guide price of €4.5 million. Located(...)

More than 40 US states have alleged some generic drug firms are inflating drug prices. Photograph: Reuters

US states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate drug prices – somet(...)

The French connection. Macron and May meet  in Paris. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Image of the week: We meet again For health and safety reasons, this isn’t the photograph of the diplomatic kiss shared by Emmanuel Macron and Theres(...)

Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin pills, which are made by Purdue Pharma. Photograph: George Frey/Reuters

Makers of the OxyContin painkiller that has been blamed for fuelling an epidemic of opioid abuse have settled their first in a series of lawsuits brou(...)

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