High Stakes: Boehringer Faces Pre-Expiry India Jardiance Challenge
Indian firms debut empagliflozin copies ahead of expected patent expiry for diabetes blockbuster Jardiance in the country. Spotlight now on how swiftly Boehringer Ingelheim can fend off the entrants and whether the local challenge goes well beyond “inspiration” from the goings-on in the case of another SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin.
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