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4 years 1 week ago

UK goverment cuts swine flu vaccine order

GlaxoSmithKline PLC has agreed to cut the British government's order of H1N1 swine flu vaccine by around a third without penalty. Under an agreement announced Tuesday, the government's order has been capped at 34.8 million doses. It won't pay a cancellation fee after both sides agreed that the...

4 years 1 month ago

Zinc in denture cream causing serious damage

GlaxoSmithKline says it will remove zinc from its denture cream, following reports that excessive use has caused neurological damage and blood problems in consumers. The British manufacture will cease manufacturing and marketing Super Poligrip Original, Ultra Fresh and Extra Care products in the U.S. The company plans to reformulate...

4 years 6 months ago

FDA approves Glaxo's cervical cancer vaccine

British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said Friday U.S. regulators approved its vaccine Cervarix to prevent the leading cause of cervical cancer in women. The approval from the Food and Drug Administration allows Glaxo to compete against Merck's blockbuster vaccine Gardasil, which has been on the market here since 2006. London-based...

4 years 6 months ago

FDA approves Glaxo's cervical cancer vaccine

British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said Friday U.S. regulators approved its vaccine Cervarix to prevent the leading cause of cervical cancer in women. The approval from the Food and Drug Administration allows Glaxo to compete against Merck's blockbuster vaccine Gardasil, which has been on the market here since 2006. London-based...

4 years 6 months ago

GlaxoSmithKline changes doctor training policy

British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC is making major changes in its spending on training programs for doctors, fees paid to doctors for consulting, and even political contributions. The changes include immediate bans on all corporate political contributions and on using commercial medical education and communication companies to run programs teaching doctors...

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