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Novo Nordisk, trying to switch patients to Rybelsus, launches new TV ad

Down with Rybelsus! No, this isn’t a line from “1984,” but rather the new message from Novo Nordisk for its first Rybelsus ad of 2022. …

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Novo Nordisk snags high-dose Ozempic approval, turning up the heat on Lilly’s Trulicity

Novo Nordisk’s Ozempic, grappling with Eli Lilly’s Trulicity for supremacy of the GLP-1 diabetes market, hit a snag last year when the FDA refused to …

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Novo Nordisk and Novartis put Victoza patent suit to bed, teeing up Sandoz copycat by 2024

After Teva Pharmaceutical snagged the OK to launch its Victoza generic in 2023, another copycat has secured a launch timeline for its generic to Novo …

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Catalent’s FDA write-up spurred Novo Nordisk’s Wegovy supply woes

Catalent received an FDA write-up for its syringe filling facility in Belgium, BioProcess International reports, adding that it is “allegedly” the culprit behind supply challenges for …

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For pharmas dealing with HCPs, the future is digital first—and sales reps 2nd

While many people are suffering from Zoom fatigue and looking forward to in-person meetups, that isn’t really the case when it comes to HCPs and …

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Lawmakers blast pharma for ‘outrageous’ prices and ‘anticompetitive conduct’ in culmination of 3-year probe

For years, drugmakers have targeted “weaknesses” in the U.S. healthcare system to reap dividends on older meds, The House Oversight Committee said Friday. The “outrageous …

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Novo Nordisk, Sanofi and Eli Lilly cut insulin prices and lose share in China’s latest cost squeeze

On the centennial of the discovery of insulin, China decided a round of price cuts on the diabetes therapy is due. As a result, foreign …

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Novo Nordisk casts Queen Latifah in TV-themed awareness campaign for obesity

Novo Nordisk takes a page from three popular TV genres—medical drama, ’90s sitcom and procedural crime show—by casting actress Queen Latifah in a new video …

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Eli Lilly

Amid new pricing pressure, Lilly cuts cost of generic insulin by another 40%

With drugmakers facing renewed calls to lower the cost of prescription drugs, Eli Lilly has taken preemptive action, dropping the cost of its generic insulin …

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