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Biovail, GlaxoSmithKline deal

November 5, 2001 8:00 AM UTC

BVF licensed to GSK worldwide sales and distribution rights to a controlled-release, once-daily formulation of bupropion for depression. GSK already markets its Wellbutrin SR bupropion twice-daily product. BVF will manufacture and supply the once-daily formulation to GSK for a 20%-30% share of future sales. The parties will co-promote Wellbutrin SR, and BVF will have the option to co-promote Wellbutrin Once Daily in the U.S. upon approval. An NDA for the product is expected in the first half of next year. ...