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Glenmark settles litigation with Daiichi Sankyo & Genzyme for colesevelam hydrochloride

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today announced the settlement of litigation with Daiichi Sankyo and Genzyme Corporation regarding Glenmark's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) tiled with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Colesevelam Hydrochloride, a drug used in treatment of type-2 diabetes.

Novartis drug Afinitor extends progression-free survival in patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published a study that shows Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets plus best supportive care (BSC) more than doubled progression-free survival (PFS), or time without tumor growth, versus placebo plus BSC in patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET)[1].

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