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Nexium Generics: Ranbaxy’s Exclusivity Loss Is Teva’s Gain

Executive Summary

Teva’s readiness for approval prompts FDA conclusion that Ranbaxy forfeited its rights to 180-day exclusivity for AstraZeneca’s proton pump inhibitor; Ranbaxy is still making its case in court, but episode is suggestive of FDA’s increasing emphasis on application quality.

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