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Discounting hit J&J's Xarelto hard. Can a new launch turn things around?

Competition and discounting are understandably plaguing Johnson & Johnson’s older drugs. But its cardiovascular blockbuster Xarelto is also on that list. The New Jersey drugmaker reported a 14.4% dip in fourth-quarter sales for the anticoagulant, which competes against Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s hotshot Eliquis and Boehringer Ingelheim’s Pradaxa. J&J attributed the ding to U.S. discounting in the… Read More »

Hospitals Prepare To Launch Their Own Drug Company To Fight High Prices And Shortages

Intermountain Healthcare, whose Intermountain Medical Center Patient Tower in Murray, Utah, is seen here, is a leader in the generic drug company being launched by hospitals. Courtesy of Intermountain Healthcare hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Intermountain Healthcare Intermountain Healthcare, whose Intermountain Medical Center Patient Tower in Murray, Utah, is seen here, is a leader… Read More »