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Bargain price Pradaxa secured reimbursement in New Zealand

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Executive Summary

Boehringer Ingelheim offered to provide its warfarin replacement blood thinner Pradaxa (dabigatran) to authorities in New Zealand at half its US price and then offered a further discount, according to Pharmac, New Zealand's pharmaceutical management agency. The price was an influential factor in the agency's decision to reimburse it, says the agency.






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