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Glenmark Ups Respiratory Play But Is The Digihaler Disruptive?

Executive Summary

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd., which is building its global respiratory play, appears to be betting big on its new next-generation digital inhaler that the India firm underscores is meaningful innovation that patients can afford. The jury, though, appears to be still out on whether India’s first digital dose inhaler (DDI) can help move the adherence needle.

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