FDA staff say that Novo Nordisk's (NVO -3.4%) ultra long-acting insulin degludec appears to...


FDA staff say that Novo Nordisk's (NVO -3.4%) ultra long-acting insulin degludec appears to increase the risk of cardiovascular death, and non-fatal heart attacks, strokes and unstable angina by 30% relative to comparators, although the statistical uncertainty is large. An FDA advisory panel is due to vote on Thursday on whether to recommend the drug.
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  • fernandomoz
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    since patients already frail-weak-due to their diabetes, any medicament besides the NVO treatment can be of greater risk for them than on a healthy person.
    As said the statistical uncertainty is HUGE.

     

    Dont forget Novo Norddisk is a european company, and there are lots
    of US companies trying to find equal medicaments .

     

    The FDA an american institution ,needs also look into their interests.

     

    Same happens in europe especially the french , always trying to defend their interests.

     

    George White
    6 Nov 2012, 09:59 AM Reply Like
  • CEO
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    whatever the politics, this can't bode well for NVO
    6 Nov 2012, 10:33 AM Reply Like
  • fernandomoz
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    U are correct shareprice dropped from 930 to 860 danish kroner
    6 Nov 2012, 03:02 PM Reply Like
  • murlan
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    It is down quite a bit on this news. Doesn't change the fundamental fact that they are the largest company in diabetes care and that market will continue to grow rapidly. If they were a buy at 160, it seems they are more of a buy today. Only question is how low it falls before establishing a new base.
    6 Nov 2012, 01:30 PM Reply Like
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