Ranbaxy Laboratories in ingredient supplier talks for generic Nexium: Source

Reuters Posted online: Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 at 0000 hrs
Mumbai : Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd is in talks with at least two companies on sourcing ingredients for a generic version of AstraZeneca Plc's heartburn pill Nexium, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said, after a U.S. ban on shipments from a plant in India.

The source declined to give details and refused to be named due to the sensitivity of the issue.

A Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd spokesman said the company has no comment for now.