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Drugmaker buys Questcor for $5.6 billion
Orange County Register

Questcor Pharmaceuticals of Anaheim, which sells a hugely profitable drug for about $30,000 a dose and is under the scrutiny of multiple federal agencies, said Monday it has agreed to be acquired by Dublin, Ireland-based Mallinckrodt PLC for $5.6 billion. The deal, if approved, would create an international specialty pharmaceutical company with annual sales of about $3.6 billion – and rising.