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Amid The Lipitor Scuffle, What’s Next For Crestor?

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Expiration of the Lipitor patent puts tremendous pressure on AstraZeneca’s bestselling statin, Crestor, which accounts for 20% of total revenues. AstraZeneca insists the drug’s value proposition will enable it to withstand the onslaught, but analysts expect a gradual chipping away at market share.

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