Positive results prompt AstraZeneca to end Crestor trial

03/31/2008 | Wall Street Journal (free content), The · USA Today

AstraZeneca on Monday announced it will halt a trial of Crestor earlier than scheduled after results showed the cholesterol-lowering drug had significant advantages over placebo. The study found Crestor effective in lowering the risk of major cardiovascular events in patients with high levels of C-reactive protein, which has been associated with heart problems.

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