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Momenta blocks Watson's US launch of generic Lovenox

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Executive Summary

A US District Court for the District of Massachusetts has granted a motion from Momenta Pharmaceuticals for a preliminary injunction preventing Watson Pharmaceuticals and Amphastar from selling enoxaparin sodium injection, a generic version of Sanofi's Lovenox. On 31 October, Momenta's shares shot up by 21%, or $2.56, to $14.80. The injunction, however, is subject to appeal.


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