Split the pot? Radius shows its osteoporosis cards in final blockbuster match with Amgen
Radius Health $RDUS has taken another big leap down the final stretch of its Phase III race with Amgen $AMGN, posting Phase III results that show abaloparatide’s clear clinical benefit over a placebo in treating osteoporosis. But while the data provide a fresh argument in favor of its near-term approval at the FDA and EMA, there’s still a big question left unanswered: Just how competitive will this drug be against Amgen’s Phase III rival, as well as Eli Lilly’s aging Forteo? And meanwhile, the roll up to the FDA is also lighting a fresh fire under the heated debate over the cost of drugs, both old and new.
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