Lobbying group Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America has joined forces with Merck and Bristol-Myers Squibb in filing a lawsuit against the federal government over the price-setting provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act, according to a statement released by the organization Wednesday.

Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY.N) on Friday sued the U.S. government in an attempt to halt the Medicare drug price negotiation program that analysts believe will involve one of its top-selling medicines, saying it violates the Fifth and First Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let stand a $302 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit brought by the state of California accusing the company of concealing the risks of its pelvic mesh products.