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Large Gap in Performance of New Drugs; Products Including Clenafin, Uptravi Doing Well

November 22, 2017
By Reiji Anasako Drug makers’ April-September business results were driven by a weaker yen and growth in sales of global products. The domestic market, however, was sluggish due to the growing use of generics, particularly authorized generics, along with declining…

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