(Reuters) - A U.S. judge ruled on Thursday that Actavis Plc must continue to sell its Alzheimer's drug in a lawsuit alleging that the company was scheming to limit generic competition while it launched an extended-release version of the widely used drug. In September, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sued Actavis and its New York-based subsidiary, Forest Laboratories, to stop the company from discontinuing sales of the drug, which is due to lose patent protection next year. The company planned to withdraw Namenda IR from the market in August to focus sales on its new but similar drug, called Namenda XR, which is taken once instead of twice daily, according to the lawsuit. The older version of the medication faces competition from generic drug makers starting in July 2015, according to the complaint. The move, also called a "forced switch," asks doctors to transition patients to Namenda XR, which will not face generic competition for years. The case is People of the State of New York v. Actavis Plc and Forest Laboratories LLC, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York 14-cv-7473. (Reporting by Deena Beasley and Karen Freifeld; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)
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Ukraine’s army is holding back the Russian invasion force on the border of Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts, the head of the Luhansk Oblast Military Administration Serhiy Hayday wrote on Telegram on July 6.
Former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Denise Richards staged her own beachside photo shoot in some patriotic swimwear
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GoFundMeA married couple in their 30s whose toddler is now terrifyingly alone. A preschool teacher. A great-grandfather visiting from Mexico. A financial adviser who rode the train daily. These are some of the lives that were snuffed out by the gunman who opened fire on the Highland Park Fourth of July parade on Monday. A little over a day after the killing stopped, officials released the names of all but one fatal victim of the latest mass shooting nightmare in America. They identified the dece
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Husband accidentally sends ‘butt naked’ photo of mom to entire family: ‘The most embarrassing moment of my life’
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The one-time triple threat is turning into the king of cringe
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A mock trade has the Brooklyn Nets sending Kevin Durant to the Denver Nuggets in a 3-team deal.
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