Alpex Aims To Block Zydus' Generic Obesity Drug

Law360, New York (July 2, 2013, 10:42 PM EDT) -- Swiss drugmaker Alpex Pharma SA on Tuesday hit generic-drug maker Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. with a patent infringement suit in New Jersey federal court over its bid to market generic versions of Alpex's obesity drug Suprenza. 

In its complaint, Alpex challenged an abbreviated new drug application that Zydus filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, to market 15-mg and 30-mg doses of orally disintegrating phentermine tablets. Zydus is the U.S. subsidiary of India-based Cadila Healthcare Ltd., known as Zydus Cadila, according to the complaint....
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