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Merck And Cipla Bury Differences To Co-market Raltegravir In India

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Merck agreed to co-market its patented HIV product raltegravir in India with rival Cipla, bringing to end what had started as an attempt for a voluntary license and could have veered toward a compulsory license.

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