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Ranbaxy fights on as Teva's generic Nexium hits US

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The US FDA has approved the first generic version of AstraZeneca's Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium delayed-release capsules) from Teva arm Ivax Pharmaceuticals, confirming Ranbaxy's fears that it had forfeited its 180-day exclusivity for the 20mg and 40mg versions of the product.

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