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Recordati snaps up Swiss pharma company Pro Farma

Recordati snaps up Swiss pharma company Pro Farma

The Italian firm has already launched its own oral treatment for disorders of lipoprotein metabolism, Livazo (pitavastatin), on the Swiss market, having been approved for use in adults by the European

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  • FDA strengthens safety warnings for Lipitor, Crestor, Zocor

    Others statins to be affected by label updates are Lescol (fluvastatin), Mevacor (lovastatin), Altoprev (lovastatin extended-release), Livalo (pitavastatin) and Pravachol (pravastatin).

  • Recordati boosted by new launches and Turkish pharma acquisition

    The initial launch in Spain and Portugal of Livazo (pitavastatin), a statin indicated for the reduction of elevated levels of cholesterol, also helped add to the company's sales figures.

  • Label change for Lilly's Livalo

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said Eli Lilly &Company can update the label of cholesterol drug Livalo (pitavastatin) to remove a warning against the use of the drug

  • Thin on the ground

    Pitavastatin. Livalo (Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Eli Lilly). Primary hyperlipidaemia or mixed dyslipidaemia.

  • Pharma news in brief

    The Swiss firm said it decided to stop the development of NKS104 (pitavastatin), a lipid lowering statin, as ìdata from recent investigational trials showed the compound was no longer competitive enoughî.

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  • Country report: The healthcare market in Germany Country report: The healthcare market in Germany

    Out of the 10 products assessed last year, four have obtained poor innovation scores: Esbriet (pirfenidone), Livazo (pitavastatin), Yellox (bromfenac) and Trajenta (linagliptin) and a majority of manufacturers have struggled – sometimes

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