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Lilly’s Efient and Sucampo's Amitiza win NICE backing

Lilly’s Efient and Sucampo's Amitiza win NICE backing

New Efient guidance. NICE also updated the guidance for blood clot prevention drug Efient to include a wider reach of patients. ... This expands Efient's use beyond its 2009 recommendation for use in combination with aspirin as an option for preventing

Latest news

  • Coronary conundrums

    Eli Lilly's prasugrel (Effient, Efient and Prasita) is an antiplatelet that represents an advance over clopidogrel, with more potent and consistent inhibition of the same P2Y12 receptor.

  • Straight from the heart

    Efient (Daiichi Sankyo/Lilly). 16%. 3. Pradaxa (Boehringer Ingelheim). 13%. 4=. Angiox (Nycomed). ... Efient, another recent launch, may be the most likely to have used an educational meeting strategy.

  • Close but no cigar

    Argentina, Mexico. Prasugrel. Efient (Daiichi Sankyo, Eli Lilly). Acute coronary syndromes.

  • Antiplatelet heart drug launched

    UK patients are the first to benefit from new heart drug, prasugrel (Efient), following authorisation by the European Medicines Agency.

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  • Milestone names chief medical officer Milestone names chief medical officer

    His other big pharma experience includes roles at Daiichi-Sankyo, Novartis, and Bristol Myers Squibb, working on cardiovascular products including Efient, Diovan and Approvel.

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