The firms analyzed were Cipla, Hikma, Sun Pharma, Teva, and Viatris.
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Americans with ADHD are struggling to find good alternatives to the stimulant Adderall.
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An FDA official wants drug companies to start reporting spikes in demand in an effort to prevent or ease shortages.
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Amid a shortage of the antibiotic amoxicillin, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued guidance on alternatives to the oral powder formulation for suspension.
The report reveals encouraging investments but also persistent COVID-19 vaccine inequity and a nearly vacant pipeline for products to treat or prevent emerging pathogens that have pandemic potential.
Some European firms are closing or scaling back operations, fueling fears of shortages of essential drugs.
"There is concern antibiotic shortages could lead to antimicrobial resistance, as physicians may have to resort to less optimal agents."
Among a group of vaccinated college athletes who tested positive for COVID-19 and underwent rapid antigen testing 7 days later, 27% were still positive—a proportion that climbed to 35% in symptomatic athletes and 40% in those infected with the Omicron BA.2 subvariant.