Jardiance, Trajenta Wins: Boehringer Takes Rough With Smooth In India
Boehringer Ingelheim tackles infringement activity pertaining to Trajenta and Jardiance in India, at least for now, but more action appears to be in the wings. The private German group remains confident that Jardiance will retain its preferred treatment choice status in the country for type 2 diabetes - but can the blockbuster therapy shake up the heart failure segment as well?
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