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From RPM: Building a Business in Drug Safety

Executive Summary

Marketing a portfolio of high-risk drugs is a precarious proposition but Celgene Corp.has turned it into a profitable business model. Extreme risk management is not for everyone: it works best for high-price specialty products. Celgene has two products under risk management programs: thalidomide (Thalomid) and lenalidomide (Revlimid). Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Intarcia Therapeutics Inc. are also interested in risk management programs.

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