Scrip is part of Pharma Intelligence UK Limited

This site is operated by Pharma Intelligence UK Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 13787459 whose registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. The Pharma Intelligence group is owned by Caerus Topco S.à r.l. and all copyright resides with the group.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction

Novartis Edges Out BMS In Japan With First-line Indication Approval For Tasigna Ahead Of Sprycel

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

TOKYO - The showdown between Novartis' Tasigna (nilotinib) and Bristol-Myer Squibb's Sprycel (dasatinib) for share of the chronic myeloid leukemia market has escalated in Japan as Tasigna received approval from Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare Dec. 21 for first-line treatment of Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia

You may also be interested in...



BMS Benefits From Focused Strategy, Novartis Looks To Vaccines; Abbott Tries To Educate U.S. Investors: Emerging Markets Earnings Roundup (Part 2)

Emerging markets remained a key focus of Big Pharma during first quarter earnings calls, with many highlighting exceptional growth in these markets, particularly China. Others talked at length about commercial strategy and sales force expansion, with some companies like Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. hyping the virtues of staying true to its innovative roots, while others like Novartis AG talked up the value of diversification. And Abbott Laboratories, in its continuing quest to "educate" U.S. investors about emerging markets, decided for a wholesale change in how it reports its business, although the initial reaction from at least one analyst might have caught the company off guard.

BMS Benefits From Focused Strategy, Novartis Looks To Vaccines; Abbott Tries To Educate U.S. Investors: Emerging Markets Earnings Roundup (Part 2)

Emerging markets remained a key focus of Big Pharma during first quarter earnings calls, with many highlighting exceptional growth in these markets, particularly China. Others talked at length about commercial strategy and sales force expansion, with some companies like Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. hyping the virtues of staying true to its innovative roots, while others like Novartis AG talked up the value of diversification. And Abbott Laboratories, in its continuing quest to "educate" U.S. investors about emerging markets, decided for a wholesale change in how it reports its business, although the initial reaction from at least one analyst might have caught the company off guard.

Otsuka Plans $2.8 Billion IPO To Feed Global Expansion

Otsuka Holdings Co., the parent of Japanese drug maker Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., has scheduled its long-planned initial public offering for December 15

Related Content

Latest News
See All
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

SC073891

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Thank you for submitting your question. We will respond to you within 2 business days. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel