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In conversation with Pfizer's Erik Nordkamp Novartis hit by generic competition for Diovan in the UK as the drug's EU patents fall Actavis launches generic valsartan on the first day patent protection expired across a number of EU member states Actavis launched generic versions of various formulations of Novartis' blood pressure drug Diovan in the UK yesterday, on the first day that patent protection expired across a number of EU member states.
Supplementary protection certificates SPCs for Diovan in a number of European markets were due to expire in May this year, although in a number of EU countries Novartis was awarded six-month paediatric SPC extensions, extending protection to this month.
The UK is among a number of other EU countries now clear for the launch of generics, so erosion of Diovan's sales is expected to gain pace, albeit offset by growth in Japan and some emerging markets, such as China, where it remains under patent.
The big hit is expected to come inhowever, when patents are lost in the US and a raft of other countries. Novartis has been trying to bolster the Diovan franchise with the launch of new line extensions, notably Co-Diovan valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide - itself facing patent expirations in a number of markets - and Exforge valsartan and amlodipine.
A triple combination pill based on aliskiren, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide - called Rasitrio - was recently backed for approval in the EU. Michael Cann, generics director at the company, said:A confluence of forces, driven by technology, is changing the landscape in healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry’s role within it.
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Actavis launched generic versions of various formulations of Novartis' blood pressure drug Diovan in the UK yesterday, on the first day that patent protection expired across a number of EU member states.
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