Lexapro Japan launch tempers patent expiries losses for Lundbeck
This article was originally published in Scrip
Lundbeck’s antidepressant Lexapro has finally launched in Japan, providing with the Danish company another revenue stream. However, it looks unlikely that Lundbeck’s commercial partners, Mochida and Mitsubishi Tanabe, will be able to emulate the success of the drug in the US market.
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