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Comparator choice scuppers BI/Lilly's Trajenta assessment in Germany

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Industry representatives are calling for the involvement of an independent comparator designator after IQWiG, Germany's Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Healthcare, was unable to conclude that Boehringer Ingelheim/Lilly's DPP4 inhibitor Trajenta (linagliptin) offered any additional benefit over comparators for glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes patients. The decision came after the firms chose Merck & Co's DPP-4 inhibitor Januvia (sitagliptin) as a comparator, rather than those prescribed by the G-BA, the committee in charge of reimbursement.

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