Rivals Challenge Nintedanib In India
Glenmark And Sun Launch Generic Versions Of Boehringer's Cyendiv
Glenmark and Sun Pharma introduce nintedanib generics in India at a fraction of the innovator product’s price, vying for a share of the IPF market where pirfenidone currently holds sway.
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