Lawsuit Updates The Latest on Lipitor & Crestor Crestor is not snificantly better at stabilizing plaque and reducing cholesterol, compared to Lipitor, a Pfizer drug that Ranbaxy Laboratories will launch in much cheaper generic versions in two weeks' time. Lawsuit Updates The Latest on Lipitor & Crestor • In 2012, Pfizer updated the Lipitor labeling to include warnings of increased risk for diabetes;.
Statins Atorvastatin vs. Rosuvastatin - CardioSmart Astra Zeneca's Crestor (rosuvastatin) will be harder to sell because it is much more expensive than generic atorvastatin (Lipitor), now that no snificant clinical advantage has been shown in a trial funded by Astra Zeneca. The SATURN (Study of Coronary Atheroma by Intravascular Ultrasound: Effect of Rosuvastatin Versus Atorvastatin) trial results were presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2011, as well as being published today in NEJM (New England Journal of Medicine. D., showed that hh doses of Crestor and Lipitor - rosuvastatin (40 mg) and atorvastatin (80 mg) - reversed coronary artery disease by reducing the amount of plaque in arteries that supply blood to the heart. A recent study published by the New England Journal of Medicine pitted two of the top statins against each other to see which is more effective.
The Truth About Crestor Is Crestor Dangerous and, If So, Why? The FDA approval on Friday of the first generic version of Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) marks the end of an era and the beginning of a major shift in cardiovascular medicine. Is Crestor another Lipitor or another Baycol. Dr. David Kessler, when he was FDA commissioner, wrote this about marketing strategies vs. medical science.
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