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Pharmacosmos drug beats competition as EU investigation into alleged slanderer Vifor continues

A new head-to-head study demonstrates that iron deficiency drug Monofer is better than Ferinject, a competing treatment developed by Vifor Pharma. An ongoing EU antitrust investigation makes the results even more important, says Pharmacosmos.

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Danish company Pharmacosmos has shown in a head-to-head trial that its intravenous (IV) iron deficiency treatment, Monofer, is better than its closest competition on the market, Ferinject made by Swiss Vifor Pharma.

Victory may be even sweeter for the firm as the EU Commission has opened an antitrust investigation into whether Pharmacosmos has faced unfair conditions on the European market for years due to alleged disparaging attempts by the other firm concerning the safety of the two drugs.

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