76) In the court's view, the agreement "was, at its core, a horizontal agreement to eliminate competition in the market for Cardizem
CD throughout the entire United States," (77) because it "guaranteed to [Hoechst] that its only potential competitor at that time, Andrx, would .
Watson intends to launch its generic version of Cardizem
The lawsuits alleged that the defendants, brand manufacturer Hoechst Marion Roussel and generic manufacturer Andrx, illegally restrained trade for Cardizem
CD and its generic bioequivalents, in violation of the antitrust, unfair competition and/or consumer protection laws.
Glasser reported on 311 patients with chronic stable angina pectoris who participated in a 13-week double-blind placebo-controlled trial in which they took Cardizem
LA or placebo at night or in the morning.
The case, co-led by New York and Michigan, charged that for a year beginning in July 1998, Hoechst, a pharmaceutical company acquired by Aventis in 2000, paid Andrx just under $100 million not to market a generic version of Cardizem
CD is a once-daily medication for the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain.
In December, Biovail successfully launched its generic version of Cardizem
CD through its US marketing partner TEVA Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
Drug FFS Mentions Drug HMO Mentions Lanoxin 11,040,029 FUROSEMIDE 765,020 Cardizem
7,279,562 Lanoxin 738,471 Procardia 6,848,458 Vasotec 580,145 Zantac 6,775,104 Cardizem
545,495 FUROSEMIDE 6,190,546 HCTZ(**) 496,224 Lasix 6,000,161 Procardia 479,228 Vasotec 5,992,800 Premarin 413,688 Synthroid 5,697,207 Synthroid 402,307 Capoten 5,500,437 ISOSORBIDE DN 401,875 Premarin 5,131,864 Ventolin 386,878
Antianginals -- Isoptin/Calan, Cardizem
, Procardia, Cardene, Norvasc, DynaCirc, Vascor
Professor Levinsohn is an expert in industrial organization and has provided expert reports and testimony in several landmark antitrust and regulatory matters, including the Cardizem
CD Antitrust Litigation, the Vitamins Antitrust Litigation, the New Motor Vehicles Canadian Export Antitrust Litigation, and the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement proceedings.
says its Watson Laboratories subsidiary has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for diltiazem hydrochloride extended-release tablets, the generic equivalent of Biovail Laboratories International SRL's Cardizem
M2 EQUITYBITES-16 March 2010-Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc awarded FDA approval for generic Cardizem
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During months of campaigning, the company and Melnyk touted competing strategies to combat flagging sales of Biovail's two big sellers, the antidepressant Wellbutrin XL and blood pressure medicine Cardizem
4 billion bid for Scios, were announced; products such as Dendreon's Provenge prostate cancer drug advanced through clinical trials; and the FDA gave its blessing to several new drugs and indications, including Xoma's Raptiva for psoriasis and Biovail's Cardizem
CD is a once daily medication for the treatment of high blood pressure and