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Two more SGLT2 inhibitors recommended in Japan

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Japan has recommended the approval of another two sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor drugs for type 2 diabetes, Taisho's luseogliflozin and Sanofi/Kowa's tofogliflozin (licensed from Chugai), setting the stage for a major marketing battle later this year.

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