Medicine brands

Blackmores sells Chinese medicine brands

Vitamin producer Blackmores has simplified its product offerings around the Blackmores name with the sale of its China-oriented Global Therapeutics business to McPherson’s Limited for $ 27 million. McPherson’s, a once well-known Australian manufacturer with roots dating back to 1860,…

What is the real difference between brands of drugs? Martin Lewis’s Top Four Tips for Saving Money on Over-the-Counter Drugs

When a packet of paracetamol can be bought for just 30p, it raises the question of the drug’s real effectiveness. Does paying for expensive drugs mean we’ll get better faster or cheaper versions will work as well? Money saving expert…

The Comptroller General of Medicines will investigate the authenticity of major brands of medicines

An initiative to verify the authenticity of ‘high value and volume’ brands of drugs is underway at the Office of the Comptroller General of Drugs of India (DCGI). It is an authentication system of 300 major brands, covering a third…

What are the French equivalents of some common brands of medicines in the UK?

An essential part of saving money is to always request the generic drug using the phrase “the cheapest generic, pleaseWhich can save you up to 50%. If you don’t know the French equivalent of a British remedy, show the pharmacist…

Drug brands up to eight times more expensive than their own-brand equivalents – The Sun

CONSUMERS pay up to eight times as much for brand-name drugs that are identical to own-brand equivalents. Supermarket or drugstore brand ibuprofen tablets can cost around 1.5 pence per pill. But that of the leading brand Nurofen costs more than…

Cough medicine brands are the biggest sellers

NEW DELHI: When diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure become our way of life, coughs and colds always bother us the most. Cough and cold formulations peaked among the top 10 selling brands in the domestic market, with total…