Abbott Completes Acquisition of Piramals Healthcare Solutions Business.

The Health care Solutions business shall operate as a separate business unit, reporting into Abbott’s newly-created Established Items Division , which was formed to focus on top quality generics, maximizing the chance in emerging markets. The continuing business will still be led by its current India-based management team. ‘Piramal’s proven business model in India and experienced regional leadership group, combined with the global resources of Abbott, allows us to build upon Piramal’s commitment to quality and assistance,’ said Michael J. Warmuth, senior vice president, Established Products, Pharmaceutical Items Group, Abbott. Abbott employs approximately 10 now,000 people across most of its businesses in India.Antiemetic therapy with the use of a 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor antagonist was strongly recommended. Pneumocystis prophylaxis was suggested for individuals with CD4 counts of significantly less than 200 per cubic millimeter. At the time of tumor progression, patients could be informed about their study-group assignment and either start or continue a bevacizumab-containing regimen provided as part of the study. Patient Evaluation and Follow-up At baseline, all the individuals underwent a physical evaluation that included a neurologic evaluation, complete blood counts, bloodstream chemical analyses , and tumor imaging with either MRI or CT, in addition to a serum pregnancy test in women of child-bearing age.