[Ip-health] Top 7/10 selling drugs are biologics

Outterson, Kevin mko at bu.edu
Fri Nov 28 09:54:00 PST 2014


>From Fierce Pharma:

"... all [of the top 10 selling drugs] but Abilify, Advair and Crestor are biologics, so they're expected to avoid the huge patent cliff crashes that small-molecule drugs have to suffer. And Advair, which is already off patent, has held its own because of the difficulty of copying GSK's Diskus inhaler."
http://www.fiercepharma.com/special-reports/10-best-selling-drugs-2013?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal

Kevin Outterson
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