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Takeda Changes Dexlansoprazole Brand Name From Kapidex to Dexilant

Takeda‘s US subsidiary launched its proton pump inhibitor dexlansoprazole last February under the name Kapidex. No one thought they’d have to find a new name a year later. But shortly after the launch, the company began getting reports of dispensing errors. Some were due to prescription misreading, others to simple, honest mistakes. The two drugs […]
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Caraco Pharma Eliminates 350 Jobs

Caraco Pharmaceutical Labs announced on Monday that it will eliminate half its workforce—approximately 350 positions—but added that the number could grow as the generics firm deals with a voluntary manufacturing shutdown stemming from an FDA investigation. Last month, US marshalls seized an undisclosed amount of drug ingredients and products in a raid at the company’s […]
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