Sanofi Counts On OTC Switches Adding $1bn In Consumer Revenues By 2026
Sanofi eyes $1bn top line growth from OTC switches of ED drug Cialis and flu drug Tamiflu after they launch by 2026, says CEO Paul Hudson. Like switch consultants, though, he acknowledges the high bar for approval moving additional Rx ingredients to OTC.
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Sanofi will look to offload around 150 OTC brands as part of a radical overhaul of its Consumer Healthcare operation. The new head of the business Julie Van Ongevalle has unveiled a wide-ranging turnaround plan with the goal of transforming Sanofi into the OTC market leader.
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