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FDA approves Eli Lilly diabetes drug

Tirzepatide, a treatment for type 2 diabetes developed by Eli Lilly, has been approved by the FDA, setting the stage for a direct competition with Novo Nordisk’s Ozempic.

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On Friday, US-based pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly could announce that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved tirzepatide for patients with type 2 diabetes.

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