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Close but no cigar for Crestor in head-to-head Lipitor study

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Executive Summary

AstraZeneca's hopes of shoring up its market share of its statin Crestor (rosuvastatin) against the onslaught of generic Lipitor have been dealt a blow with the top-line data from the SATURN study. Shares in the UK-based firm dropped by more than 3% in early trading in London on 2 September 2.



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