Operational Fixes At Cipla But All Eyes On Generic Advair
Cipla is implementing certain operational fixes and tweaks in its European and emerging markets businesses as it emerges from a weak fourth quarter that saw profits fall sharply, but limited visibility around the firm's Advair generic in certain key markets appeared to fluster some investors.
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Cipla Evaluates US Portfolio Tucks, Generic Advair Studies Progress
Alongside a build-up in the US, Cipla is keeping a sharp eye on its “profitability profile” in this market and expects to rationalize products that don’t fit the bill. But it remains on track to establishing a respiratory franchise in key regulated markets, with generic Advair studies moving forward in the US.
Cipla Revs Up In US, Newer Markets To Cushion Against Volatility
US scale-up plans, cost optimization and a deeper push in certain other markets to garner volumes and as a buffer against volatility were some of the key strategies discussed by Cipla’s CEO at the recent J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.