After yet another FDA delay regarding Vascepa's NCE status, Amarin (NASDAQ:AMRN) investors may have something to celebrate today: The company stayed true to its reported timeline and has launched its lipid-lowering drug. While this launch does signify progress at the company, it will go head to head with Lovaza, a drug marketed by pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK). In this video, our health care analyst Max Macaluso discusses whether this is news investors should welcome -- and what they should be wary of.
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