Earlier this month the FDA stopped a shipment of what it believed to be Cialis manufactured in Australia that it said contained improper ingredients. Cialis maker Eli Lilly, however, said the product appeared to be counterfeit. It made no Cialis in Australia. Now the FDA is saying it has found Cialis fakes being shipped in the mail and is warning consumers to beware.
The hepatitis C payer negotiations may be making the biggest headlines these days, but diabetes contracts were making headlines first. And if Eli Lilly & Co. and its drugs are any indication, those headlines are likely to continue.
Eli Lilly is buying big into the idea that the latest and greatest cancer therapies can work even better in combination, inking agreements to study its drugs alongside immunotherapies from Merck and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
The FDA issued an import alert on Monday, saying it was banning Eli Lilly's Cialis made at a plant in Australia because testing showed it contained not only the active pharmaceutical ingredient approved for Cialis but also the API that goes in Pfizer's competing erectile dysfunction drug Viagra. The problem, Lilly said in a statement, is that it doesn't currently have a plant in Australia, making Cialis or anything else.
Eli Lilly disappointed market-watchers Wednesday with its 2015 forecast, which fell short of predictions that analyst have been tossing around. But Lilly executives said their numbers aren't so different from the Street's; it's just a matter of assumptions.
Eli Lilly started the new year by announcing it has closed its $5.4 billion acquisition of Novartis Animal Health, in the process expanding its Elanco animal health unit to 17 manufacturing sites and 14 R&D centers.
Eli Lilly is buying back into Adocia's pitch for a fast-acting insulin, reversing an earlier decision and signing a collaboration deal worth up to $570 million.
A war of words has broken out over the past week between Eli Lilly's Elanco animal health division and the company's hometown newspaper, the Indianapolis Star. At issue is an overriding question that weighs on the minds of pet owners worldwide: Are medications for dogs and cats really safe?
The plan for Eli Lilly's Cyramza has always been to rack up a string of approvals to vault the drug into blockbuster territory. As of Friday, the Indianapolis drugmaker is one step closer to achieving that goal.
A new rheumatoid arthritis pill from Eli Lilly and Incyte beat out placebo in a pivotal trial, the first late-stage success for a drug the companies hope can carve out a space in a crowded market.