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Novo Nordisk (NVO) may drop insulin prices in the U.S. next year as Sanofi (SNY) cuts prices of its own Lantus due to biosimilar competition, Pharmaphorum writes. Novo Nordisk expects average prices after rebates to be lower than levels in 2017 as prices of basal insulin are falling. Novo, Sanofi, and Eli Lilly (LLY) have been accused by lawmakers and in consumer lawsuits of collusion over high insulin prices. Novo maintains list prices have not kept up with rebates.

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