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ALAN K JACOBS
Notable drugs produced by Novartis include:
- Diovan/Co–Diovan (hypertension)
- Gleevec (chronic myeloid leukemia)
- Sandostatin (excess growth hormone)
- Ritalin/Focalin (ADHD)
- Gilenya (relapsing multiple sclerosis)
- Exelon/Exelon Patch (Alzheimer’s disease)
- Exforge (hypertension)
- Tasigna (chronic myeloid leukemia)
- Afinitor (advanced kidney cancer, breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, brain cancer)
- Cataflam (NSAID)
- Clozaril (treatment-resistant Schizophrenia)
The reports include both the name of the health provider who performed the service and, when reported, the entity paid. They may be different.
Source: Novartis. ProPublica last downloaded this record on Oct. 17, 2012.
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