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Federal Circuit temporarily blocks Actavis sales of generic Pulmicort

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The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has granted AstraZeneca a temporary injunction blocking New Jersey generic drug maker Actavis from selling its cheaper version of the asthma drug Pulmicort Respules (budesonide inhalation suspension) pending the outcome of an appeal filed by the London pharma giant, with the firm winning more time to prove the validity of its patent.



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