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Amarin picks up Pawn Stars host to pitch its struggling fish-oil pill, Vascepa

The market for Omega 3-based prescription drugs was just a one-drug wonder. But now, there are not only two more fish-oil-based brands--Amarin's Vascepa and AstraZeneca's Epanova--but a generic version of Lovaza, too. And all four are looking for their share of a market that is still more potential than actual.

Teva puts GSK and Amarin on notice with generic Lovaza launch

Watch out, GlaxoSmithKline--and Amarin. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has launched its generic version of Glaxo's fish-oil pill, Lovaza, designed to lower triglyceride levels in patients with cardiovascular disease.

Amarin triples size of Vascepa sales force with Kowa promo deal

It hasn't been easy being Amarin over the last several months. The Irish drugmaker slammed into one obstacle after another. Read more from FiercePharmaMarketing >>

Battered Amarin finally lands a partner for Vascepa

After a rough go with the FDA sent its shares spiraling downward, Amarin has at last found a partner to help commercialize its fish-oil-derived pill for high triglycerides.

Can statin-maker Kowa help Amarin jump-start Vascepa sales?

It hasn't been easy being Amarin over the last several months. The Irish drugmaker slammed into one obstacle after another. New chemical entity status for the key ingredient in its cardiovascular drug Vascepa? No, says the FDA. Permission to market the drug to vast numbers of new patients? No again.

Amarin sues AstraZeneca ahead of launch of Vascepa competitor

Amarin's lawyers were just in court last week suing the FDA for limiting the exclusivity it granted the drugmaker's fish oil pill Vascepa. But the Irish drugmaker hustled them back to court Tuesday, this time to sue AzstraZeneca, which is awaiting FDA approval on its own product for treating super-high cholesterol.

Amarin lashes out at FDA with lawsuit over Vascepa exclusivity

Amarin, which has faced a series of setbacks getting its fish oil pill to market, is lashing out at the FDA for some of its problems, Bloomberg reports.

Amarin's future dims further as FDA nixes 5-year Vascepa exclusivity

For Amarin, FDA approval for its drug Vascepa wasn't enough. The company needed more from the agency. For one thing, it needed the FDA to deem Vascepa, a cardiovascular drug derived from fish oil, a New Chemical Entity. That designation comes with 5 years of market exclusivity. Amarin didn't get it.

Amarin tanks as the FDA sticks to its guns on Vascepa

Amarin's hopes of expanding the label for its omega-3 pill look even bleaker as the FDA has denied the company's appeal to reconsider its clinical data, sending shares down another 25% in premarket trading Tuesday.

Amarin endures another FDA delay as Vascepa languishes

Amarin's regulatory fortunes haven't improved in the new year, as the FDA has again put off a decision on the company's fish oil pill for high cholesterol, indefinitely postponing a final approval on the troubled drug.