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FDA fast-tracks Eli Lilly's obesity candidate

Tirzepatide is already approved for type 2 diabetes, and Lilly has been vying for access to the obesity market for a while – the day the drug could be approved in both indications has now been moved up.

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US-based drugmaker Eli Lilly has won the fast-track designation for obesity drug candidate tirzepatide by the US Food and Drug Administration, FDA.

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