Tag Archives: Drug

Removable PrEP implant produces high drug levels in rabbits; further studies planned

A small removable plastic implant resembling a tiny piece of dry spaghetti is capable of delivering sustained levels of the drug tenofovir, researchers told last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P 2018) in Madrid. The drug delivery capability of the implants was tested on rabbits and will now advance into tests on dogs and… Read More »

Eli Lilly weighs $200M-plus sale of declining China drug portfolio: report

Eli Lilly has long been under pressure to replace the revenues it’s losing to generic rivals as former blockbusters such as erectile dysfunction drug Cialis and ADHD drug Strattera face low-cost competition. New launches including diabetes drug Trulicity are helping fill the hole—but Wall Street has been pressing the company to do more. Lilly may… Read More »

AstraZeneca sells infant drug rights to Sobi for $1.5 billion upfront

FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – AstraZeneca (AZN.L) took another step to refocus its portfolio on priority projects on Tuesday by selling U.S. rights to a treatment for a serious infant lung infection to Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (SOBIV.ST) for… Read More »