Indian Teneligliptin Saga: Brands Bazaar, Surging Volumes
More than two dozen brands, a sharp spurt in sales volumes and a price decline of over 60% currently appear to characterize the market for the type 2 diabetes therapy teneligliptin in India. And market watchers claim that teneligliptin volumes in the country have surpassed the combined numbers of some of the more established gliptins, including vildagliptin and sitagliptin.
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A hundred teneligliptin brands (including the combination) are said to now jostle for space in the competitive Indian DPP-4 (dipeptidyl peptidase-4) inhibitor market. An uptick in volumes and a significant decline in the prices of teneligliptin probably mean that Merck’s Januvia and Novartis’ Galvus will need to keep a sharp eye on the molecule in the diabetes segment in India.
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