Eade further notes that AstraZeneca management has made efforts to address the ongoing pricing pressure and generic threats to its former blockbusters Nexium and Crestor
by reducing costs and assembling a new drug pipeline.
United Kingdom-based AstraZeneca has agreed to pay USD110m to settle Texas drugs lawsuit claims of fraudulently marketing Seroquel and Crestor
, it was reported yesterday.
The trial found that use of the powerful stain rosuvastatin (Crestor
) and/or the combination of the angiotensin 2 receptor blocker (ARB) candesartan plus thiazide diuretic over a six-year period did not increase the risk of erectile dysfunction (ED).
The Anglo-Swiss firm said total revenues dropped four per cent to $5.7 billion (PS4.6 billion) in the three months to September 30, as its top-selling drug took a hit from the launch of a number of Crestor
The Anglo-Swedish firm said total revenues dropped 4% to $5.7bn (PS4.6bn) in the three months to September 30, as its top-selling drug took a hit from the launch of a number of Crestor
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge has refused to issue a temporary restraining order blocking approval of new generic versions of AstraZeneca's blockbuster cholesterol drug Crestor
in the United States.
Cardiovascular medicine is a key area for AstraZeneca, whose top-selling drug is the cholesterol fighter Crestor
. The British-based group is working on a fixed-dose combination of Crestor
and Epanova that, if successful, would extend the Crestor
franchise beyond 2016, when the drug's U.S.
revenues fell 11% to $1.3 billion, Nexium dropped 1% to $940 million, Symbicort sales rose 14% to $826 million, and Synagis sales rose 5% to $404 million.
In the short term, AstraZeneca's share is expected to be driven by news around cholesterol-lowering drug Crestor
and blood thinner Brilinta.
ASTRAZENECA posted better-than-expected profits yesterday as key brands such as cholesterol product Crestor
helped it weather testing conditions.
Your friend was probably referring to studies that compared the effects of two statin drugs, atorvastatin (Lipitor) and rosuvastatin (Crestor
), on kidney function in patients with and without diabetes.