Pfizer lost the lead in the Lipitor market, getting outsold by about 300,000 pills.
After a four-year stint of being unable to ship drugs from its plants in India to the U.S. and Canada, Ranbaxy Laboratories is returning in a big way.
Ramping up Indian production of generic Lipitor is key to Ranbaxy's ability to profit from the drug.
Ranbaxy Laboratories has a new FDA-approved plant in India from which it is shipping a generic Lipitor to the U.S.
Astellas Pharma extended its deal with Pfizer ($PFE) to market the cholesterol drug Lipitor in Japan.
Sanofi and Regeneron today noted that their rival PCSK9 inhibitor triggered a significant drop in LDL levels among patients with a high level of the "bad" kind of cholesterol.
As Bloomberg reports, the Pfizer board rewarded CEO Ian Read with a $25 million paycheck.
Pharma's co-pay discounts have their fans--patients, certainly, but they also have their detractors.
Ranbaxy Laboratories launched its version of the cholesterol blockbuster Lipitor in Italy, Sweden and the Netherlands, while its German subsidiary unveiled the Lipitor copy in that country.
Merck's ($MRK) bid to get a combination Zetia- Lipitor cholesterol pill on the market faces a new hurdle. The FDA wants to see more data on the pill. The company hopes ongoing studies will fill...