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Pharma sees red as India allows Natco to produce patented Nexavar at 3% of Bayer's price

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India has approved its first ever compulsory licence in the area of medicines for Bayer's anticancer Nexavar (sorafenib tosylate), allowing the domestic firm Natco Pharma, to self manufacture and sell a version of Nexavar for just over 3% of the price that Bayer sells the drug for in India.

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