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Table: Where Astra Stands In The Global Drug Derby


International -- Intl' Business: SWEDEN

TABLE: Where Astra Stands In The Global Drug Derby

With just $3.8 billion in sales, Astra is no Goliath. But well-placed research

and marketing bets have made it a world leader in painkillers, and one of the

fastest-growing drugmakers

GLOBAL SHARE

DRUG TOP ASTRA MARKET FOR ASTRA

CATEGORY DRUG (BILLIONS) DRUGS COMPETITION

HYPERTENSION PLENDIL $25 4% Pfizer's Procardia

PEPTIC ULCERS LOSEC 10 23 Glaxo's Zantac

ASTHMA PULMICORT 5 13 Glaxo's Becotide

ANESTHETICS* XYLOCAINE 1 65 Generics

DATA: ASTRA, SALOMON BROTHERS INC. *Local


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