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Novartis' Diabetes Drug Galvus

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Novartis AG has decided to delay it diabetes drug Galvus because of concerns with liver toxicity problems. The drug is supposed to compete favorably with Merck’s diabetes drug Januvia but problems with high dosage of Galvus has forced its delay to the market. Januvia is a once daily diabetes drug that works in a similar fashion to Galvus but doesn’t have the same liver toxicity concerns as Galvus.

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