Teva Leapfrogs Mylan And Sandoz On Linaclotide
Settlement Permits Generic Linzess Launch In 2029
A patent-litigation settlement that Teva has reached with Ironwood and Allergan over Linzess will allow the Israeli firm to enter the US market with the linaclotide-based constipation treatment ahead of major rivals Mylan, Sandoz, Sun Pharma and Aurobindo.
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