Quick Facts
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg
Share SHARE

Eli Lilly Amd Kowa Pharmaceuticals Reveal Positive Results Of PREVAIL US Study

RELATED NEWS
Trade LLY now with 

Eli Lilly and Company (LLY: Quote) and Kowa Pharmaceuticals America Inc., Thursday jointly announced the results of the PREVAIL U.S. study which evaluated the efficacy of LIVALO 4 mg compared with pravastatin 40 mg in reducing low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), the primary endpoint, as well as effects on other lipid parameters and lipoprotein particles in adult patients with primary hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia.

The two companies noted that PREVAIL U.S. was designed as a superiority trial for the primary endpoint, LDL-C reduction, and evaluated the adult population age 18-80 with primary hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia. LIVALO 4 mg showed superior LDL-C reduction compared with pravastatin 40 mg after 12 weeks of therapy.

"We are very pleased with the results of PREVAIL U.S., which are consistent with previous trials evaluating LIVALO's effect on LDL-C reduction," said Dr. Craig Sponseller, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. "Although the clinical relevance of these data require further study, these data are important as they represent the first of such particle analysis with LIVALO."

Click here to receive FREE breaking news email alerts for Eli Lilly And Co. and others in your portfolio

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks have moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Friday. With the gains on the day, the markets are extending the upward trend seen over the past several sessions. In another troubling sign for Democrats, the results of a Gallup poll released on Friday show that Tea Party Republicans are much more motivated to vote in the upcoming midterm elections than other Americans. The poll found that 73 percent of Tea Party Republicans are "extremely" or "very" motivated to vote in this year's elections. Stocks are showing a lack of direction in early trading on Friday after ending the previous session sharply higher. The major averages have been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line, unable to sustain any significant moves.
comments powered by Disqus
FREE Newsletters, Analysis & Alerts

 

Stay informed with our FREE daily Newsletters and real-time breaking News Alerts. Sign up to receive the latest information on business news, health, technology, biotech, market analysis, currency trading and more.