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An ongoing probe by numerous states widened with a new lawsuit accusing more than two dozen drug makers and several individuals of a widespread conspiracy to fix prices on generic medicines.

The latest lawsuit — the third filed by state attorneys general since late 2016 — accuses the companies of routinely coordinating efforts to fix prices on 80 different creams, gels, lotions, ointments, shampoos, and solutions that are used to treat a pain, allergies, and a variety of skin conditions. The products include hydrocortisone valerate cream, lidocaine ointment, and acetazolamide tablets.

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