News: Ranbaxy Will Reportedly Pay $1Bln in Fines to Settle GMP Issues With FDA

Source: PharmaManufacturing.com

May 04, 2011

Money.CNN.com

As of today, Ranbaxy, India's largest pharma company and the 12th-largest generics maker in the world, is expected to launch generic atorvastatin calcium, as the molecule is formally known, in the U.S. market on Nov. 30. Under federal rules, Ranbaxy would enjoy six (very profitable) months in which it would have the exclusive right to sell it.

The problem: The Food and Drug Administration has accused Ranbaxy of "a pattern of systemic fraudulent conduct" over a period of years.

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