Pharmaceutical firms turn focus to inhalation products for Covid-19

After injectables and oral solid drugs, now pharmaceutical firms are focusing on coming up with re-purposed inhalation products for Covid-19. While drug major Lupin is working on a remdesivir powder for inhalation, Mumbai-based Glenmark has tied up with a Canadian Biotech firm for Nitric Oxide nasal spray that reduces Sars-CoV-2 viral load and thus transmission. … Read more

Tech Mahindra expects to begin trials for planned COVID drug in 3-4 months

After receiving the patent for a particular molecule, according to a senior official. Markers Lab, the research and development arm of the IT company, is working on developing the drug. The company along with Reagene Biosciences has filed for the patent for a molecule that can be used to develop a drug against coronavirus. “We … Read more