Can Sanofi’s Toujeo Prickle Tresiba In India?
Sanofi has launched its next generation basal insulin, Toujeo, on the Indian market at a significantly reduced per unit price point versus Novo Nordisk’s Tresiba (insulin degludec), setting the stage for an interesting market expansion battle.
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