Lilly/BI's Basaglar: A Rosier Outlook For US Biosimilars?
Sales of the insulin glargine product in its first full year on the market were strong at $432.1m, but Lilly said it is offering steep rebates in exchange for market access and it's not clear that the growth is sustainable if more copies enter the market.
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