Lupin’s US Advair Generic Plans Turn Awry As Celon Pact Nears End
UK Fostair Approval Could Dampen Impact
Lupin’s plans for a US generic to GSK’s Advair Diskus have turned awry as its contract with Celon Pharma is close to being terminated. The company has focused on other respiratory drugs like generic ProAir and Fostair even as the revenue potential for Advair has been shrinking post Mylan’s launch.
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