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Mobic Generic Competition Possible In Early 2006

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Executive Summary

Boehringer Ingelheim brand rings up $293 mil. in first quarter sales as biggest beneficiary from COX-2 safety issues. Mobic loses exclusivity April 13, although generics are unlikely to enter the market for at least nine months.

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