Pharmaceutical industry representatives have rejected claims that Irish drug prices are high compared to other European countries

Pharmaceutical industry representatives have rejected claims that Irish drug prices are high compared to other European countries.Representatives of t(...)

Finnabair Business Park in Dundalk

A private investor has bought three office investments at Finnabair Business Park in Dundalk in an off-market deal for about €5.5 million.The buildin(...)

Pfizer’s plan to move its domicile to Britain by acquiring AstraZeneca would lower its taxes. Photograph: getty images

Rumours about a massive healthcare deal were circulating in industry circles, months before Pfizer disclosed its $100 billion pursuit of Britain’s Ast(...)

Generics company Teva Pharmaceuticals is now the largest supplier of medicines by volume in Ireland. Moves to cut the escalating cost of drugs by introducing generic substitution for branded products alongside reference pricing have seen it overtake long-time industry leader Pfizer, although the US company still leads in term of the value of its sales.

Ireland’s medicines bill will continue to rise despite efforts by the Minister for Health to cut the cost by increasing the use of generics, the head (...)

“I would like to see a proper engagement around what the medicines budget is going to look like not just next year but in four years’ time, five years’ time.” Sandra Gannon, general manager, Ireland for Teva Pharmaceuticals

Which company sells more pharmaceuticals in Ireland than any other? Pfizer, you might say? No. GSK then? Wrong again. In fact, it’s none of the top 10(...)

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Amarin has developed a drug called Vascepa which it says is a more effective cholesterol treatment than rival Lovaza

Shares in Irish drug firm Amarin have been hit by a US court ruling favouring generic pharmaceutical groups in the area where it operates.Teva Pharmac(...)

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