Blow for Eli Lilly as research institute deems diabetes candidate no better than competition

Eli Lilly’s type 2 diabetes candidate, tirzepatide, is no better than other diabetes drugs on the market, including Novo Nordisk’s blockbuster Ozempic, according to the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review.

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Eli Lilly’s tirzepatide – presumably the biggest competition for Novo Nordisk’s new generation of diabetes drugs – is not more effective than other type 2 diabetes treatments on the market.

This was the conclusion reached by experts from the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), an independent US-based research institute that evaluates the efficacy of new drugs.

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