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Lupin Buys Shionogi Brands As Japan Market Opens To Indian Firms

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Kyowa, the Japanese arm of Indian major Lupin, is buying a basket of mature products including CNS drugs Rhythmy and Resmit from Shionogi. As innovator companies seek to shed older products in Japan, generic firms, especially Indian ones, are taking advantage to expand in the world's second largest pharmaceutical market.

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