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Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, November 10, 2016

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Mylan reports third-quarter loss; analysts say drug-pricing restrictions less likely under Trump; the FDA limits citizen petitions

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

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FDA solicits public comment to study online character space limit; Biogen's Spinraza shows positive results in SMA study; Valeant cuts earnings forecast

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, November 2, 2016

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Valeant to sell stomach-drug business for $10 billion; Pfizer reports growth in third quarter; sales of hep.-C drugs drive revenue down for Gilead Sciences

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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Novartis' Entresto and Cosentyx miss sales forecasts; faith-based investor group urges pricing transparency; Amgen invests in digital health

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, July 29, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, July 29, 2016

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England's NHS delays hep-C coverage due to pricing; Google reports 21% revenue growth; U.S. and U.K. announce partnership for antibiotic development

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, July 28, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, July 28, 2016

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Vertex says Orkambi is on the blockbuster track; Advent and CVC reportedly made offers to buy inVentiv Health; the FDA approves Sanofi's Adlyxin

Huntsworth Health revenue rose 18% in the first half of 2016

Huntsworth Health revenue rose 18% in the first half of 2016

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Red, a Huntsworth agency, also counted Sanofi as a new client.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, April 29, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, April 29, 2016

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Harvoni and Sovaldi growth begins to slow; drugmakers spend billions to buy developers of cancer therapies; Valeant discloses new investigations

Novartis launches DTC campaign for Entresto

Novartis launches DTC campaign for Entresto

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The loss of patent exclusivity for cancer drug Gleevec contributed to a 12% sales drop, but the drugmaker expects sales from Entresto and Cosentyx to pick up the slack.

Competition drives down sales of J&J's Olysio

Competition drives down sales of J&J's Olysio

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The company said growth in its immunology portfolio offset declining Olysio sales.

Novartis: Cardiologists slow to advocate on behalf of new drugs

Novartis: Cardiologists slow to advocate on behalf of new drugs

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The drugmaker said Entresto, its new heart-failure drug, brought in "modest sales" in the third quarter of 2015.

Pfizer delivers strong Prevnar sales on back of big '15 consumer media outlay

Pfizer delivers strong Prevnar sales on back of big '15 consumer media outlay

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Company's vaccines chief credits campaigns aimed at grownups with driving US demand for blockbuster vaccine. The remaining cohort will be harder to capture.

Diabetes launches aid Lilly's Q3 sales growth

Diabetes launches aid Lilly's Q3 sales growth

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The drugmaker recently launched a DTC campaign for diabetes drug Trulicity, which generated $73.7 million in sales in the third quarter.

Novo Nordisk says any tussle with Sanofi's Toujeo will come down to formulary access

Novo Nordisk says any tussle with Sanofi's Toujeo will come down to formulary access

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The Danish drugmaker said it expects an FDA decision about long-acting—and long-delayed—insulin Tresiba in October.

Merck's Keytruda gains market share in Q2

Merck's Keytruda gains market share in Q2

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The immuno-oncology drug is competing with Bristol-Myers Squibb's Opdivo.

J&J prepares to defend Remicade market share

J&J prepares to defend Remicade market share

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Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky said physicians are unlikely to switch the majority of patients to a biosimilar version of Remicade.

Weight-loss drug prescriptions rise ... slowly

Weight-loss drug prescriptions rise ... slowly

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First-quarter results show prescription weight-loss drugs continue to struggle with market and mind share.

Myriad expands companion diagnostic deals

Myriad expands companion diagnostic deals

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The company partnered with AstraZeneca and BioMarin to identify which patients respond to experimental cancer drugs.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, May 1

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, May 1

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Nexium tops the list of Medicare's spending on brand drugs; Gilead Sciences doubles its first-quarter profit; Pfizer reportedly wants to buy a rare-disease drug company

Bristol-Myers Squibb sales rise, led by Eliquis and Opdivo

Bristol-Myers Squibb sales rise, led by Eliquis and Opdivo

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Newly approved Opdivo added $40 million to the quarter's product sales, which rose 8.9% compared to the year-earlier period.

Pfizer reports uptake for cancer-therapy Ibrance

Pfizer reports uptake for cancer-therapy Ibrance

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Sales of the new cancer drug topped expectations since its February launch.

Lilly sees sales fall but reaffirms 2015 revenue guidance

Lilly sees sales fall but reaffirms 2015 revenue guidance

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First-quarter sales fell 1% but the drugmaker expects 2015 to be a growth year.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, April 23

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, April 23

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Novo Nordisk's Saxenda to cost $1,000 a month; Boehringer Ingelheim's drug receives priority review; AbbVie's hep.-C treatment Viekira Pak generates $231 million in first-quarter sales

Sales rise as Amgen outlines cardiovascular strategy

Sales rise as Amgen outlines cardiovascular strategy

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Established products fueled at 12% jump in first-quarter sales.

Omnicom reports boost in Q1 net income

The holding company said pharma and health made up 11% of revenues during the first three months of the year.

J&J reports quarterly boost in drug sales

J&J reports quarterly boost in drug sales

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The company reported $7.7 billion in pharma revenue in the first quarter despite a drop in overall sales and profit.

Lilly expands Trulicity marketing push, lowers 2015 guidance

Lilly expands Trulicity marketing push, lowers 2015 guidance

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The drugmaker says its Trulicity focus now includes primary care doctors in addition to specialists, and that foreign exchange will take a bite out of 2015 performance.

Amgen, Novartis, BMS map future

Amgen, Novartis, BMS map future

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Amgen execs assert there is still a future for 15-year-old Enbrel, Novartis sees off-label Avastin use pinch Lucentis sales and BMS has expanded its field force in anticipation of an Opdivo push.

Pfizer quarter and year sales slip, CEO indicates M&A not pressing

Pfizer quarter and year sales slip, CEO indicates M&A not pressing

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CEO Ian Read told investors the company has cash to make a deal, but there is no urgent need.

J&J Q4 sales slip, but year finishes up 4.2%

J&J Q4 sales slip, but year finishes up 4.2%

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Despite growth, some disappointment lurks in the numbers -- possibly for hepatitis C medication Olysio.

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