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India’s Cipla Lines Up Foreign Governments For Its Tamiflu Generic

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Cipla of India says it has reached an agreement to sell its generic version of Roche's Tamiflu (oseltamivir) to Mexico to treat the A/H1N1 flu virus. The World Health Organization has declared Cipla's Antiflu as effective as Roche's branded product. Cipla's head, Yusuf Hamled, said the company also is negotiating similar arrangements with several other countries in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. Roche and Tamiflu's patent holder, Gilead, recently lost an Indian court case against the Cipla generic. (Click here for more

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