Walgreens Is Latest To Sue Glumetza Makers Over Price Hikes

Law360 (December 2, 2019, 5:37 PM EST) -- Walgreens and a group of other retailers on Monday launched the latest lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies Bausch Health, Assertio, Salix, Santarus and Lupin in California federal court, alleging that they participated in a scheme to catapult prices for diabetes drug Glumetza up to more than $3,000 for one month's supply.

Walgreen Co., The Kroger Co., Albertsons Cos. Inc. and H-E-B LP added the suit to the growing list of antitrust cases facing the four companies that once held the rights to brand-name Glumetza since 2012, as well as generic-drug maker Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc., which manufactured an alternative to the branded anti-diabetic...

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