News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
Get Our FREE
Industry eNewsletter
email:    
   

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) To Shell Out $35 Million To NC, Other States For Rapamune



8/7/2014 5:55:33 AM

free biotech news Get the latest biotech news where you want it. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today!

Aug 6 (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc agreed to pay $35 million to 41 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. to settle claims that its Wyeth unit illegally marketed the drug Rapamune, and encouraged doctors and hospitals to prescribe it for off-label uses.

The settlement was announced on Wednesday, just over one year after Pfizer agreed in July 2013 to pay $490.9 million to resolve U.S. Department of Justice claims over the marketing of the drug.

Pfizer bought Wyeth in October 2009, and the alleged improper conduct predated that purchase.

Help employers find you! Check out all the jobs and post your resume.



comments powered by Disqus
   

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES