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Bayer/J&J Attempt At New Lands For Xarelto Backfires With MAGELLAN

This article was originally published in Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly

Executive Summary

NEW ORLEANS – A trial designed to expand the market for Bayer HealthCare/Johnson & Johnson’s oral anticoagulant Xarelto (rivaroxaban) instead has highlighted that the drug has a worse bleeding profile than Sanofi-Aventis’ low molecular weight heparin Lovenox (enoxparin) in patients hospitalized with acute illnesses.

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