Navigation Links
Pradaxa Gains Preferred Formulary Status with Key Pharmacy Benefit Managers
Date:3/14/2011

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI), today announced that Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) capsules has received preferred Tier 2 formulary status with CVS Caremark (Commercial Preferred Drug List) and Medco (Commercial Preferred and Part D Drug Lists), two of the largest pharmacy benefit managers covering more than 100 million Americans.(1) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved PRADAXA in October 2010 to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF).(2)

Five months after FDA approval, PRADAXA is now available at the lowest branded co-pay level on formularies that insure about 35 percent of NVAF patients.(1) For those patients who may not otherwise be able to afford treatment, BIPI offers patient assistance programs to help provide coverage for the costs of their medications.

In the pivotal RE-LY trial, PRADAXA 150mg capsules taken twice daily reduced the incidence of stroke and systemic embolism by 35 percent beyond the reduction achieved with warfarin(2), which was dosed to a target international normalized ratio (INR) of 2.0 to 3.0.(2) The effects of PRADAXA compared to warfarin were more apparent in patients with lower levels of INR control.(2)

"These formulary additions will offer non-valvular atrial fibrillation patients increased access to PRADAXA, including its demonstrated ability to significantly reduce the risk of stroke over warfarin in this patient population," said Wa'el Hashad, vice president, cardiovascular and metabolic disorders marketing, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. "We look forward to a long relationship with CVS Caremark and Medco, and are committed to working with other pharmacy benefit managers as well as offering our own programs to help make PRADAXA available to patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation."

PRADAXA is the only FDA-approved treat
'/>"/>

SOURCE Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. New Sub-Analysis of RE-LY Trial Examines Pradaxa in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Cardioversion
2. New Analyses of Data From RE-LY Trial, Involving Oral Anticoagulant Pradaxa, to be Presented at American Heart Associations Scientific Sessions
3. Boehringer Ingelheims Pradaxa Available in U.S. Pharmacies Starting Wednesday, November 3
4. FDA Approves Pradaxa, Marking a Major Milestone to Reduce the Risk of Stroke in Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation
5. FDA Approves Pradaxa to Prevent Stroke in People With Atrial Fibrillation
6. Woman Files Suit in Beaumont, Texas Federal Court Against DePuy Orthopaedics and Johnson & Johnson Over Recalled Hip Device
7. Woman Files Suit in Federal Court Against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.,/Johnson & Johnson Over Recalled Hip Device
8. Cellceutix Discovers Drug Activates Guardian Angel p53 in Fight Against Leukemia
9. OncoMed Anti-Cancer Stem Cell Antibody OMP-21M18 Demonstrates Potent Activity in Preclinical Studies Against Human Colon Cancer Tumors Regardless of KRAS Mutation Status
10. Plexus Biomedical Inc. Gains FDA Approval of the First Medical Device to Help Prevent External Hemorrhoids During Vaginal Childbirth
11. FDA Warns Against Certain Uses of Asthma Drug Terbutaline for Preterm Labor
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... N.Y. , Aug. 21, 2014  The board ... ), a leading provider of clinical trial imaging solutions, ... been named chief financial officer, effective immediately.  Mr. Groff ... since August 2013.  He joined VirtualScopics in January 2006 ... in February 2013. "When the board of ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014  Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX ) today ... Quarterly highlights 1   Operating results ... first quarter of fiscal 2014, and other achievements, include: ... of 6.8%; , Strong international net sales of $13.2 ... , U.S. net product sales reached a new high ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... N.Y. , Aug. 20, 2014 ... today announced that after months of hard work ... finished the new Snorenz formulation and package design.  ... E and B-6 back into the product due ... as longer lasting effects.  Snorenz Nighttime will also ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:VirtualScopics, Inc. Names James Groff Chief Financial Officer 2VirtualScopics, Inc. Names James Groff Chief Financial Officer 3VirtualScopics, Inc. Names James Groff Chief Financial Officer 4Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 2Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 3Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 4Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 5Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 6Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 7Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 8Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 9Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 10Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 11Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 12Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 13Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 14Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 15Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 16Northstar completes the first phase of its new retail strategy and prepares to ship reformulated Snorenz with all new packaging 2
... PositiveFriends.com, (http://www.positivefriends.com ), a new online support ... today announced its official,launch into the online social ... the result of two years of R&D and ... HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, Herpes, and,HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) varying ...
... to show encouraging anti-tumor activity in,non- small cell lung cancer; Phase ... ... SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24 Exelixis, Inc.,(Nasdaq: EXEL ) ... inhibitor of EGFR, HER2 and VEGFR kinases, in previously untreated,clinically selected ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PositiveFriends.com Launches STD Social Networking Site Balancing Dating with Online Support Features 2Exelixis Reports XL647 Clinical Data at AACR-NCI-EORTC Conference 2Exelixis Reports XL647 Clinical Data at AACR-NCI-EORTC Conference 3Exelixis Reports XL647 Clinical Data at AACR-NCI-EORTC Conference 4Exelixis Reports XL647 Clinical Data at AACR-NCI-EORTC Conference 5
(Date:8/22/2014)... The New Jersey Institute for Food, ... University of New Jersey has joined forces with ... educate young people about health and nutrition in a ... both organizations. , The partnership will encompass quarterly custom ... and video communications. ChopChop Magazine features plenty of ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration ... painkillers containing hydrocodone, which has been tied to a ... The new restrictions would cover prescription narcotic drugs such ... in the same regulatory class as painkillers such as ... access to a three-month supply of the drug and ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction without ... new study from the University of Waterloo. ... Cancer Epidemiology monitored the smoking behaviours of ... of cigarettes with markedly reduced nicotine levels. , ... of which have very similar levels of nicotine ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... The leather seat covers provided ... experts to meet customers’specific product needs. Recently, the company has ... . , The company wants to provide worldwide clients ... the seat cover industry for a long time. According to ... offered at promotional rates. Among all the new products, ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 AcousticSheep LLC participated in one ... – the first Color Run – otherwise known as the “Happiest ... 2014 and over 10,900 participants from Erie, surrounding areas, and even ... in one of the largest running events put on in Erie, ... the “Happiest 5K on the Planet.” The event took place on ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health to Launch Innovative Partnership with Award-Winning Children’s Anti-Obesity Organization, ChopChop Kids 2Health News:New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health to Launch Innovative Partnership with Award-Winning Children’s Anti-Obesity Organization, ChopChop Kids 3Health News:U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers 2Health News:U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers 3Health News:Smokers consume same amount of cigarettes regardless of nicotine levels 2Health News:Custom 1993-1996 Chevrolet Camaro Leather Seat Covers Now for Sale at Lseat.com 2Health News:RunPhones® Reveals Erie, PA Enthusiasm Impressed Color Run Director 2Health News:RunPhones® Reveals Erie, PA Enthusiasm Impressed Color Run Director 3
... , , - Ninety-minute Report ... SMILEY and NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT - , , ... a major address on healthcare to a joint session of Congress ... and NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT are collaborating to provide a timely and ...
... , , LOS ... Dr. Christina Restrepo has achieved diplomate status with the American College ... Restrepo graduated in 2003 from the University of Florida College of ... small animal medicine and surgery at the renowned Animal Medical Center ...
... , , Actuaries Urge President to ... WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 The American Academy of Actuaries ... is expecting there to be an increase in the number of people without ... According to last year,s Census Bureau estimates, nearly 46 million people were ...
... Only Hospital in Northern and Central California to ... REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 8 Sequoia Hospital announced that ... ablation procedures, making it the highest total volume A-Fib ablation ... Numerous medical journals and world-wide ablation center surveys have documented ...
... when disease will respond to cancer drug , TUESDAY, Sept. ... into whether certain aggressive cancers -- including those that attack ... certain anti-cancer drug. , The key appears to lie in ... 6 online issue of Nature Medicine . , Researchers ...
... diabetes in children, University of Iowa researchers have discovered ... and insulin secretion. The mechanism involves a protein called ... human heart arrhythmias. The findings, which ... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:PBS Special on Health Care Reform 2Health News:PBS Special on Health Care Reform 3Health News:PBS Special on Health Care Reform 4Health News:Animal Dermatology Clinic Marina del Rey Announces Dr. Christina Restrepo, DVM Achieves Diplomate Status With the American College of Veterinary Dermatology 2Health News:Actuaries: Unemployment May Boost Number of Uninsured 2Health News:Sequoia Hospital Announces High Volume Cardiac Arrhythmia Program 2Health News:Sequoia Hospital Announces High Volume Cardiac Arrhythmia Program 3Health News:Team reveals molecular mechanism underlying a form of diabetes 2
... II Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) is ... to restore hemodynamic function and improve patient ... rotary action of a single-moving part, the ... circulatory support by pumping blood from the ...
... adjustable wheelchair scale accommodates standard to extra-wide ... anti-tip devices. The low-profile, heavy-duty, anodized aluminum ... than 1/2" high providing easy access for ... wall-mounted, stainless steel digital readout. The 6772 ...
... Bariatric Stand-On Scale is designed to accommodate ... physicians scales only weigh up to 300 ... surface, or patients position on the scale., ... profile only 1 1/4 inches high. ...
... is synthesized by the parathyroid glands ... decreased extracellular calcium concentrations. PTH prevents ... decreasing calcium excretion by the kidney. ... PTH is rapidly degraded into 4 ...
Medicine Products: