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Indivior posts 14% rise in quarterly profit

July 31 (Reuters) - Drugmaker Indivior Plc reported a 14% rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday, as its best-selling opioid addiction drug Suboxone lost market share to generic rivals at a slower pace, than the company's previous modelling had expected.

The maker of drugs that treat opioid addiction posted http://otp.investis.com/clients/uk/indivior/rns/regulatory-story.aspx?cid=971&newsid=1318177 a pretax profit of $89 million in the second quarter ended June 30, from $78 million a year earlier. (Reporting by Justin George Varghese in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)