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BRIEF-Bayer's Navigate Esus study halted early
October 5, 2017 / 8:23 PM / 2 months ago

BRIEF-Bayer's Navigate Esus study halted early

Oct 5 (Reuters) - Bayer AG:

* Bayer’s navigate esus study halted early as it indicated comparable efficacy between treatment arms

* Says decision to halt trial was taken jointly by academic leadership of trial and sponsor bayer

* Bayer-Study at interim indicates no efficacy improvement over low dose aspirin, very little chance of showing overall benefit if study were completed

* Positive benefit risk profile of rivaroxaban remains unchanged in all licensed indications

* Bayer - while bleeding rates were low overall, an increase in bleeding was observed in rivaroxaban arm compared to low dose aspirin arm Further company coverage:

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