Generic Plavix (clopidogrel) may not be here to stay

Generic Plavix (clopidogrel) may not be here to stay.

Apotex is challenging a patent that's not due to expire until 2011. They think they have a good case, so they launched a generic BEFORE the case was resolved.

A few days later, Bristol-Myers and Sanofi got an injunction to stop sales of the generic until a final ruling is made.

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