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AstraZeneca Builds Another Respiratory Extension With Takeda Deal

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AstraZeneca is to pay $575m to acquire full rights to Takeda's Daxas (roflumilast), along with other respiratory assets. The move is the latest in a series of bolt-on acquisitions by the UK firm to bulk up its position in respiratory, one of its core therapeutic franchises along with oncology and cardiovascular/metabolic.

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