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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