FDA sets new deadline for Pfizer, BMS clotting drug; Dr Reddy's launches generic Singulair product;

@FiercePharma: Deadbeat European states owe pharma between £9.5B and £12B, new report finds. More | Follow @FiercePharma

> FDA will pass judgment on Pfizer ($PFE) and Bristol-Myers Squibb's ($BMY) clot-fighting drug Eliquis by mid-March, after asking for more information earlier this year. Report

> Dr. Reddy's Laboratories launched its generic Singulair oral granules in the U.S. Report

> Mylan Specialty hired Julie Bowen, an actress on Modern Family, for a campaign designed to draw attention to severe allergic reactions. Report

> China is experimenting with doctor-payment reforms to satisfy patients and curb healthcare-related violence. Report

> Germany's top mail-order pharmacy, Sanicare, filed for insolvency in the wake of the death of its founder Johannes Moenter; it will be run by a court-appointed administrator. Report

> Restrictions on opioid painkillers are making it tough for some pain patients to obtain their medications. Report

> Analysts upgraded their outlook on Shire ($SHPG) after a legal settlement with rivals for its ADHD drugs. Report

Medical Device News

 @FierceMedDev: Second Sight's Argus II retinal prosthesis will go before an FDA panel tomorrow. More | Follow @FierceMedDev

 @MarkHFierce: Who makes the most among the leaders of the top 20 research institutes? More | Follow @MarkHFierce

 @DamianFierce: With devicemakers big and small angling to cash in on renal denervation, we take a closer look at five hyped-up techs. More | Follow @DamianFierce

> Heart valve device sales are booming in Europe. Item

> IlluminOss snags $28M for bone-repair tech. Article

> NanoString's gene expression breast cancer Dx gains CE mark. Story

Biotech News

 @FierceBiotech: Check out our report on 10 next-gen biotech drug techs and the pharma's betting on them. More | Follow @FierceBiotech

 @JohnCFierce: Want to reduce the drug spend? Cut the price, by fiat. India designates 348 drugs "essential." More | Follow @JohnCFierce

 @RyanMFierce: My article on genomics outfit Knome, putting genetic tests on computers. More | Follow @RyanMFierce

> Achillion heralds upbeat hepatitis C results as it rushes through Phase II. Story

> Biotech stars make WSJ's list of top startups as healthcare lags. Report

> Science advisors lay out ambitious plan to double FDA approval rates. Article

Pharma Manufacturing News

@EricPFierce: Check it out: The 20 top-selling vaccines in H1 2012. Vax market now $27B, total. Special Report | Follow @EricPFierce

> API maker says more clients looking for U.S. manufacturers. Story

> New FDA hand-held scanner sheds light on counterfeits. Article

Vaccines News

@AlisonBFierce: HIV vaccine trials labor to enroll women. | Follow @AlisonBFierce

> Medicago, Philip Morris ink China vaccines deal. Article

> Atreca lands $6M for vaccine research. Item

> Johns Hopkins doles out pneumonia prevention grants. Report

> PsiOxus launches human tests of cancer vaccine. Story

And Finally... Researchers found that a large portion of kids on Medicaid aren't getting their prescriptions filled. Report

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