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Europe: More Direct-Acting Antivirals, More Controversy

The storms raging across Europe—and beyond—over the pricing of new hepatitis C treatments have been intensified by the European Union’s approval last week of the latest directly-acting antiviral, Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Daklinza (daclatasvir). Just two months after the European Medicines Agency gave a positive opinion on the drug, the formal authorization was delivered for use in […]
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Sovaldi “Biggest Selling Drug” by 2020

Gilead’s hepatitis C treatment Sovaldi will top the list of biggest selling drugs in 2020, according to UK market intelligence company, Evaluate. “Given its history-making launch, it is no surprise that [Sovaldi] is forecast to become the biggest drug in 2020; the big question will be how long this drug can hang onto the top spot,” […]
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Changing the Hepatitis C Treatment Landscape

The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) recently convened an expert panel that analyzed the implications of recommendations by the US Preventive Services Task Force that all Americans born between 1946 and 1964 be screened for the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Widespread screening, along with new therapies that move patients from a chronic condition to […]
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Sells Diabetes Business to AstraZeneca

Bristol-Myers Squibb has agreed to sell its global diabetes business that was part of its collaboration with AstraZeneca for $2.7 billion with potential regulatory- and sales-based milestone payments of up to $1.4 billion and will make royalty payments based on net sales through 2025. In addition, AstraZeneca will make payments of up to $225 million […]
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HIV Market Banking on Fixed-Dose Treatments

The HIV markets are expected to grow for the next two years, but major patent expirations in the following years will have a huge impact on pharmaceutical sales by 2019, according to a new report by DataMonitor. Antiretroviral sales in 2009 were estimated at $11.8 billion. While that figure is forecast to hit $14.4 billion […]
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