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Novo Nordisk loses US patent, paves way for Caraco's generic Prandin

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A federal judge has found that a Novo Nordisk US patent, covering the combination use of repaglinide and metformin for treatment of type 2 diabetes, is invalid because of obviousness and unenforceable due to inequitable conduct at the US Patent and Trademark Office, potentially opening the way for Caraco Pharmaceutical to market a generic Prandin.



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