Navigation Links
A Recent Study by ITG's Majestic Market Research Indicates a Strong Launch for Gilenya in Spite of Its Time-Consuming Initiation Process
Date:6/1/2011

NEW YORK, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A study published this week by ITG's Majestic Market Research revealed that Novartis' recently approved drug, Gilenya, continues to steal share from market leaders in the multiple sclerosis (MS) market, and uptake is expected to increase significantly over the next year.  Gilenya came onto the market in late September 2010 as the first FDA-approved oral disease-modifying MS drug.  Despite negative sentiment around Gilenya's lengthy initiation process, neurologists are embracing the new drug at an impressive rate.  Real time data from ITG's proprietary physician panel indicate that Gilenya was the disease-modifying treatment of choice for 20% of new written MS prescriptions in April.  Furthermore, surveyed neurologists indicated that their prescribing of Gilenya will increase significantly over the course of 2011 as they continue to shift inadequate responders from other MS therapies to the new drug.

The study takes an in-depth look at how Gilenya's multi-step initiation process is impacting neurologists' use of the drug.  According to neurologists, new treatment starts for Gilenya typically take between three to six weeks and involve the scheduling and organization of prescreening tests and ongoing monitoring for adverse events.  

Physicians reported that Novartis plays an important role in facilitating these steps. In fact, 63% of Gilenya prescribers indicated that they receive support from Novartis during this process, and 25% of them classified this assistance as superior to what competing companies offer for their products.  

By comparison, neurologists appear unable to get over similar concerns about Acorda Therapeutics' Ampyra, which was launched in March 2010 as the first FDA approved drug to improve walking in MS patients. Like Gilenya, Ampyra is associated with an onerous initi
'/>"/>

SOURCE ITG
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. MacroGenics Begins Global Phase 2/3 Protege Study in Recent-onset Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
2. Pre-clinical Data on Recent Advances with HIV VLP Vaccine Presented at AIDS Vaccine 07 Conference
3. Studies Attribute Recent Increase in Multiple Myeloma Survival to Novel Therapies
4. Recent Findings from the Framingham Offspring Study Show Low Numbers of LDL Particles (LDL-P) by NMR are Associated With Fewer Heart Disease Related Events than Equivalently Low Levels of LDL Cholesterol (LDL-C).(1)
5. Recent Studies Suggest Popular Diet Pill Relacore Reduces Acne Breakouts
6. Alegent Health Sees Positive Results From Recent Clinician Usability Study Collaboration With Siemens and Motion Computing
7. Recent Data Study Suggests Cortisol Could Help Alleviate Suffering for Those With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia
8. Recent siRNA Research Publications Support Silence Therapeutics Combined Development Approach
9. Senesco Expands on Recently Announced Preclinical Pancreatic Islet Data
10. New Analysis Shows Efficacy of REMICADE(R) in Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis in Patients with Recent Disease Onset or Long-Standing Disease
11. Presentations From Recent Heart Rhythm Society Meeting Validate the Safety and Efficacy of Ablation Frontiers Technology in 230 Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... FRANKLIN, Ohio , Jan. 15, 2014  A ... may soon make it easy and painless for patients ... to treat a wide range of disorders, including cancer, ... An emerging biologic drugs market is expected to ... of these drugs will require a new type of ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 2014  Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX ) ... the fourth quarter of 2013 on Monday, February 3, ... for release after the close of trading. ... hold a conference call to discuss the operating highlights ... months ended December 31, 2013 on February 3, 2014, ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. , Jan. 14, 2014 ... , offers Los Angeles a premier ... Duality laser and a $99 treatment special. Dr. Brandeis, focus ... medical technology and offering expert medical advice to all patients. ... a dramatic increase in the presence of tattoo regret and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Enable Injections Presents A New Class of Injectors for Drug Delivery at PEPTalk, Drug Delivery Partnership Meetings 2Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for February 3, 2014 2Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for February 3, 2014 3Beverly Hills Physician Features Tattoo Removal with the Astanza Duality Laser, Offers $99 Special 2
... (NASDAQ: GPRO ) announced today that the Company ... Growth Stock Conference in Chicago on June 15, 2011 at ... presentation is scheduled to be webcast live and may be ... website at www.gen-probe.com . The webcast will be available ...
... Educating the critical players in the pharmaceutical marketplace ... been considered a key component of a successful product ... diminished, education efforts have taken on new importance among ... Facing a competitive environment, organizations with new products are ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Gen-Probe to Webcast Presentation at the William Blair & Company 31st Annual Growth Stock Conference 2Educating Key Stakeholders to Support a Successful Pharmaceutical Product Launch 2
(Date:4/14/2014)... treat children with uncomplicated acute appendicitis is a reasonable ... fewer missed school days, according to a pilot study. ... Hospital and published online April 12 in the ... the first prospective study on nonoperative management of acute ... , Researchers enrolled 77 patients age 7 to 17 ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... 2014, Perth, Australia. Drug discovery company Proteomics International ... of a companion diagnostic (CDx) test with the ... The research team authenticated the panel of biomarkers ... samples. Seven biomarkers were validated at high stringency ... The mass spectrometry data was then cross-validated using ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... 2014) When it comes to the cost and ... Patients get the best care when they are treated ... extensive experience in their current job, according to a ... and Columbia Business School. The study was published in ... Applied Economics . , The review of more ...
(Date:4/13/2014)... STANFORD, Calif. A low-cost empowerment program for ... and sexual harassment of these girls, who live ... and are frequently attacked, a large new study ... Stanford University School of Medicine, Lucile Packard Children,s ... No Worldwide, validated the program,s effectiveness in combating ...
(Date:4/11/2014)... the processes that control brain cell production could pave ... brain-related disorders. , Scientists have gained new understanding of ... how and when nerve and brain cells are formed ... and keeps it healthy. Their findings could help explain ... which is a fundamental characteristic of many diseases including ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Antibiotics alone are a successful treatment for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in kids 2Health News:Antibiotics alone are a successful treatment for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in kids 3Health News:Longer nurse tenure on hospital units leads to higher quality care 2Health News:Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds 2Health News:Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds 3Health News:Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds 4
... ... ... LLC, a catering and chef supplies company located in Western Massachusetts, found themselves in search ... What they discovered was an innovative resolution that not only solved an issue for catering ...
... , Jan. 14 The Tech-Aid Institute, the ... has released another interactive CD-ROM for people with intellectual disabilities:  ... With AIDS being the fifth leading cause of death among ... , this interactive computer program helps women with intellectual and ...
... ... DRE Velocity EKG, a portable PC-based EKG/ECG system that provides powerful data and analysis functions. ... (Vocus) January 14, 2010 ... —offers the DRE Velocity EKG , a 12-channel PC-based EKG system that provides impressive ...
... ... ... pleased to announce that it has been successful in program managing the proposal effort for ... The base year of the contract commenced in November of 2009 with four renewable option ...
... ... Blackman, stresses importance of greater awareness of brain injuries and serious lifelong implications for ... San ... New Year,s Day, in which top-ranked American snowboarder Kevin Pearce suffered a severe brain ...
... ... ... the human capital research firm, will host a ,webinar titled “The State of Physician ... Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. EST. , , ,Join David Rowlee, Ph.D., ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Insulated Transport Containers Go Green 2Health News:The Tech-Aid Institute Releases HIV/AIDS Prevention Software for Women with Intellectual Disabilities 2Health News:Cost-effective PC-based EKG Now Available from DRE 2Health News:Cost-effective PC-based EKG Now Available from DRE 3Health News:3D Global Solutions Selected to Program Manage GN ReSound/VA Digital Hearing Aid Contract 2Health News:3D Global Solutions Selected to Program Manage GN ReSound/VA Digital Hearing Aid Contract 3Health News:Snowboarding Accident Provides Tragic Reminder of Serious Risk of Brain Injuries in Athletic and Occupational Environments 2Health News:Morehead Presents Webinar on “The State of Physician Engagement: A Year in Review” 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: