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U.S. court allows generic version of Indivior opioid abuse drug

(Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday allowed generic drug company Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories to sell a copycat version of the Indivior Plc opioid treatment Suboxone Film, sending Indivior’s stock price down more than 40 percent. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit lifted a preliminary injunction that blocked Dr. Reddy’s from… Read More »

CMS approves Michigan Medicaid drug value-based payment plan

Dive Brief: CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced Wednesday the agency has approved a Michigan plan allowing its state Medicaid program to work with drugmakers to allow value-based payment arrangements in an effort to “modernize payment policies.” The proposal is the second to receive a green light, following approval of a similar Oklahoma plan in June.  … Read More »

Pfizer loses blockbuster drug patent fight in UK Supreme Court

LONDON (Reuters) – Pfizer (PFE.N) lost the final round in a long-running patent battle in Britain on Wednesday after the country’s highest court ruled against it in a case involving its $ 5 billion-a-year pain drug Lyrica. FILE PHOTO: A logo of American pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc., is pictured in Toluca, Mexico October 1, 2018.… Read More »