written on 31.03.2014

Pfizer gets FDA green light for Nexium OTC launch as AZ braces for competition


AstraZeneca has been pulling out all the stops in trying to preserve blockbuster Nexium's revenues for as long as it can. Now, the FDA has approved an over-the-counter version of the drug–but thanks to a 2012 agreement, those sales are on their way to Pfizer.