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  • Statin Crestor lowers risk of deep-vein clots without bleeding - USATODAY. com

    Statin Crestor lowers risk of deep-vein clots without bleeding

  • Statin Crestor lowers risk of deep-vein clots without bleeding

    Statin Crestor lowers risk of deep-vein clots without bleeding

  • AstraZeneca, which makes a statin called Crestor, is working with Abbott to develop a combination pill that would include Crestor and TriLipix.

    Solvay Will Seek Buyers for Drug Division

  • You included three of the most commonly prescribed statins — Zocor, Lipitor and Mevaor — but not Crestor, which is supposed to be the most powerful of all.

    First Hearts, Now Minds

  • AstraZeneca, for its part, is buying the rights to risky late-stage medicines developed by tiny biotech companies and wringing every penny it can out of existing drugs like Crestor, which is for cholesterol, and Nexium, the heartburn pill that is the world's third-biggest-selling drug.

    AstraZeneca Pipeline Takes Another Hit

  • S. O'BRIEN: Now, didn't we already know this, that Crestor, which is a statin, would lower your cholesterol?

    CNN Transcript Mar 14, 2006

  • Britain's second-biggest drugmaker faces dwindling sales of heartburn pill Nexium and challenges to cholesterol fighter Crestor, which is likely to be hit by the arrival of generic copies of Pfizer's Lipitor later this year.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • The Food and Drug Administration approved the new criteria last month for Crestor, which is made by AstraZeneca and is the nation's second best-selling statin, behind Lipitor by Pfizer.

    Free Internet Press

  • Crestor, which is available only in a more expensive brand-name form, is toward the top of the list in terms of potency, he noted, while generic drugs such as pravastatin (Pravachol) have much less powerful effects.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • A brand of the cholesterol-lowering drug called Crestor was shown to reduce the risk of cardiac events by as much as 46 per cent.

    Medindia Health News

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