Allergan, Others Hit With Generic Drug Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (April 26, 2016, 7:22 PM EDT) -- Six companies, including Allergan PLC, involved in the manufacture and distribution of generic versions of two drugs have been colluding to dramatically raise the prices of the drugs since at least 2013, according to a putative class action filed Monday in Pennsylvania federal court.

The drugmakers — which also include Impax Laboratories Inc., Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Lannett Company Inc., West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Corp. and Par Pharmaceutical Companies Inc. — have pushed the price of digoxin, a heart drug, and doxycycline, an antibiotic, many times higher than what they once were, the plaintiff, Edward Carpinelli, said in his 86-page complaint.

Doxycycline — which...

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