Nordisk fell 1.1% in premarket as the U.S. Senate launches investigation into Novo Nordisk\’s GLP-1 drug pricing

Gelonghui, April 25 | Nord Nordisk (NVO.US) U.S. stocks fell 1.1% before the market opened, to US$124.74.

On the news, U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders said on Wednesday that the committee is launching an investigation into Novo Nordisk\’s pricing.

In a letter sent to Novo Nordisk\’s CEO on Wednesday, Sanders asked Novo Nordisk to provide \”internal communications about the U.S. pricing of the drug\” and explain why Ozempic and Wegovy have the same ingredient (semaglutide). ), Wegovy’s pricing is obviously more expensive.

Sanders stressed that the price of GLP-1 drugs \”must come down\” so that consumers can afford them and the government doesn\’t go bankrupt by reimbursing them.

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