Top 50 Pharma Tracker: Novavax FDA approval received positively by eHCPs

02.11.2023 | Tracker

Top 50 Pharma Tracker: Novavax FDA approval received positively by eHCPs

Discover what healthcare professionals (eHCPs) think about pharmaceutical products and their manufacturers, as it happens, through CREATION.co’s tracking updates. How are eHCPs responding to drug launch news? How are eHCPs talking about or engaging with the Top 50 pharma companies on social media? Each week, CREATION.co’s tracking updates bring you the latest insights from the conversation of eHCPs across the globe discussing these topics and more.

The Top 50 Pharmaceutical Companies mentioned by eHCPs on X in October

 

October
Rank
September
Rank
Company
Name
Total
Mentions
Account
Mentions
Account
Retweets
11Pfizer5,57374418
22Moderna2,2281726
34Novavax98715615
43Johnson & Johnson8012967
55AstraZeneca5241939
67GSK45815542
710Novo Nordisk44630843
86BioNTech433290
916Gilead Sciences332941
1013Sanofi31215530
1111Novartis2711999
1212Roche26812720
138Bayer25513020
1414Merck & Co2241184
159Abbott21720715
1618Lilly1781180
1720BMS1771005
1815AbbVie1661368
1919Amgen14311922
2017Takeda1251150
2122Boehringer Ingelheim95801
2223Fresenius93516
2324Regeneron90281
2439CSL75742
2528Daiichi Sankyo7293
2636Eisai68492
2724Organon6210
2826Merck KGaA515019
2921Otsuka4892
3033Servier451411
3133Teva44415
3231Astellas43400
3329UCB423814
3429Biogen3390
3527Viatris3110
3637Bausch2520
3732Ipsen20180
3839Vertex19190
3943Grifols1430
4035Menarini1054
4141Chugai975
4243Jazz Pharmaceuticals860
4341Incyte660
4438Horizon440
4543CSPC300
4643Sun100
5043Sino000
5050Perrigo000
5050Shanghai000
5050Jiangsu Hengrui000

The latest insights from eHCPs mentioning the Top 50 Pharmaceutical Companies

The five pharmaceutical companies that were mentioned the most by eHCPs on X in October 2023 were Pfizer, Moderna, Novavax, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca.

CREATION.co identified 12,832 eHCP mentions of pharmaceutical companies in October 2023, increasing by 20.5% over the previous month.

On 03 October, Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine received FDA approval. In September, eHCPs celebrated the study data for its efficacy. Now that the FDA has approved it, eHCPs took the opportunity to share this milestone with their peers, calling the approval “good to see”.

On 18 October, cardiologist Dr Chuck Simonton shared a photo of his visit to the Janssen clinical research executive leadership session. He goes on to state how “PVAD/pharma synergy has the potential to unlock cardio and pulmonary vascular recovery in the future”. He tagged 5 other eHCPs who also attended the session with him.

On 19 October, physiotherapist Laura Willcocks shared a post showing her collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim. She shares how “excellent conversations” took place with them, surrounding the improvement of education and care for patients with multiple long-term health conditions.

Abbott also hosted an event on 19 October for eHCPs to attend around heart function therapies. Dr Sangjin Lee called it “great collaboration” and thanked Abbott for hosting the event.

The top shared links by eHCPs when mentioning a Top 50 pharma company discussed:

  1. A video discussing Pfizer’s pricing model for Paxlovid.
  2. An article reviewing Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine compared to alternative options.
  3. An FDA press release detailing the approval of the Novavax vaccine.

CREATION.co continues to analyse online eHCP conversation on a variety of topics including virtual congress, healthcare changes since the pandemic, product development and therapy area specific insights.

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Methodology notes:

  • In October 2023, CREATION Pinpoint® identified 12,832 healthcare professional authored posts on X (Twitter) from 4,981 individual eHCPs mentioning a Top 50 Pharmaceutical company (according to revenue). 
  • Data for this research was analysed from the online X conversations of eHCPs in all languages mentioning a Top 50 Pharmaceutical company between 01 – 31 October 2023.
  • Unless otherwise specified, mentions of a company are not limited to its X account(s).
  • In some cases, an X post may mention more than one company account (e.g. @abbottnews and @abbottglobal) – this only counts as one Company Mention and Account Mention.
  • Johnson & Johnson was included as a whole, encompassing its pharmaceutical subsidiary, Janssen. In October 2023, 276 of these posts mentioned Janssen.

 

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