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The price cut will slash the cost of the medicine from $36.10 to just $23.59 for general patients. But in a win for all Australians, the price cut will also save taxpayers $230 million a year as it reduces the subsidy the government pays for the drug.
James Brickwood The federal government is wasting $260 million every year because it is ignoring advice from its own experts that it is paying too much for the most commonly prescribed drug in Australia. Health economists and consumer groups say the
The Wall Street Journal Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. has recalled more than 40 lots of its generic version of the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor from the U.S. market after finding batches containing small glass particles. Ranbaxy, an Indian unit of
Also of interest Patients reported the most muscle pain and weakness with high doses of the statin Crestor. AstraZeneca A new UC San Diego study provides fresh evidence that anti-cholesterol statins can cause muscle pain and weakness in people who
As you know, numbers tell a story and multiple stories can often be gleaned from data and charts. This particular chart, for instance, demonstrates how Pfizer boosted its direct-to-consumer spending considerably in the weeks leading to the patent
the world's largest drug developer by revenue, is expected to report a decline in second-quarter profits on declining sales of its top-selling cholesterol drug, Lipitor, and generic competition for its glaucoma pill Zalatan. Share This Story The New
T he upside for Ranbaxy Laboratories [ Get Quote ] is likely to continue even as it loses its 180 days of marketing exclusivity for the Lipitor generic in the American market. While Teva recently withdrew plans to launch its generic version of
Pfizer has confirmed the loss of 177 jobs at two Cork plants. The jobs will be lost at two manufacturing sites at Little Island and Ringaskiddy over the next year. A factor in the losses is the patent expiry of Pfizer 's key cholesterol drug Lipitor
News Related Topics People walk past the Pfizer World headquaters in New York, February 3, 2010. Pfizer Inc will cut 177 jobs in Ireland following the expiration of patents on blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor, highlighting the exposure of Ireland'
Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets of strengths 10mg, 20mg, 40mg and 80mg. The company begins immediate shipment of the generic version of Pfizer's Lipitor tablets. The generic product is indicated as an adjunct to diet in patients with primary