After years of pipeline failures, Eli Lilly and Co. is on a bit of a hot streak. This month alone, the Indianapolis-based drugmaker has reported positive results from clinical trials of four experimental drugs.
Array's stock was already at a record before the deal announcement, following the company's news last month of positive clinical trial results using Braftovi and Mektovi with Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co.’s Erbitux.
Increasingly, top researchers are questioning whether drugs such as Lantus from Sanofi, Levemir and Novolog from Novo Nordisk A/S, and Humalog from Eli Lilly and Co. are really needed for many patients.
Lartruvo shouldn’t be started in new patients, and those patients already taking it should ask their doctors if they should continue, U.S. regulators said, following a key study that failed to show the medicine prolonged lives.