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Court Ruling On Pfizer Price Hikes Could Delay Other Investigations, Warns UK Competition Authority

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Ongoing Investigations into drug price increases could be at risk following a tribunal ruling in the UK phenytoin sodium case, according to the Competition and Markets Authority, which is considering an appeal against the judgment.

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