Tag Archives: U.S.

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges

(Reuters) – Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $ 22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone. The U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday that the Shreveport, Louisiana-based… Read More »

Manufacturing problems persist for Aurobindo, U.S.’ second-largest generics producer

When Aurobindo forked over $ 1 billion to snap up some of Novartis’ unwanted drugs last year, it set the Indian drugmaker up to be the second-largest generics player in the U.S. But it is one that brings a history of quality issues when it comes to manufacturing, as exemplified in the latest thrashing by the… Read More »