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Eli Lilly's Mounjaro could become one of the world's biggest drugs ever

Demand for the diabetes medicine is already big, and the US-based company is also expected to apply for market authorization in the obesity indication. (Updated)

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Eli Lilly could potentially have the world’s best-selling drug ever, reports Dow Jones citing an analysis from UBS on Thursday.

The hailed drug, Mounjaro (tirzepatide), is a direct competitor of Novo Nordisk’s most lucrative product, type 2 diabetes medicine Ozempic, and could also be a potential challenger of the Danish drugmaker’s sought-after anti-obesity drug, Wegovy.

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