Generic-Drug Makers Want 40-State Price-Fix Suit Dropped

Law360, New York (May 3, 2017, 8:11 PM EDT) -- Six generic-drug makers accused of conspiring to fix the prices of an antibiotic and a diabetes medication have asked a Connecticut federal court to toss the suit now joined by 40 states, saying the complaint contains a multitude of legal flaws.

Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc., Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. and others on Monday filed a joint motion to dismiss the amended complaint, which 20 additional states signed on to. The drugmakers are accused of illegally conspiring to divvy up the market for doxycycline hyclate delayed release, an antibiotic used to treat respiratory infections, and glyburide, an oral diabetes medication,...

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