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Pharmac is being taken to court over asthma drug subsidy

Pharmac is being taken to court over asthma drug subsidy

Drug firm Astrazeneca is challenging plans by the New Zealand Government's drug-buying agency Pharmac to reduce the subsidy on their combination inhaler – Symbicort to match the subsidy on competing firm GSK’s Seretide. This court action coincides with renewed warnings about these drugs from the United States FDA.

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Posted: Wed 30 Nov 2011


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