Pharma

Dec 27 2017

Painkiller marketing secrets? Check Chicago – s unredacted suit against Endo, Purdue, Cephalon, et al #q #pharma

#chicago pharmaceutical companies # Painkiller marketing secrets? Check Chicago s unredacted suit against Endo, Purdue, Cephalon, et al. The city of Chicago made big news when it sued 5 drugmakers, alleging that their painkiller marketing broke the law. But much of the juicy detail in that lawsuit was hidden from view, redacted under a confidentiality agreement with the companies. Now, it’s open for viewing. As Bloomberg reports, a federal judge ruled that the information filed under seal could be made public, despite objections from two of the companies. The city then filed an amended complaint that’s mostly redaction-free. So, what …

Dec 24 2017

Editorial: State s case against Perdue Pharma deserves full hearing #bal #pharma

#perdue pharma # Editorial: State’s case against Perdue Pharma deserves full hearing While the prescription pain pill epidemic that plagued this region for nearly a decade has been replaced by a heroin epidemic, a lawsuit the state filed against Perdue Pharma, the marker of OxyContin, is still pending. Ironically, an unfavorable ruling against the company regarding a deadline it missed could cost Perdue Pharma more than $1 billion. In a suit dating to when now Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, was attorney general, Kentucky claims Purdue Pharma misrepresented OxyContin, resulting in a wave of addiction and increased medical …

Dec 21 2017

You Can – t Duct Tape Quality: FDA Issues Consent Decree against Actavis Totowa #pharmaceutical #industry #marketing

#actavis pharma manufacturing # Pharma Manufacturing You Can t Duct Tape Quality: FDA Issues Consent Decree against Actavis Totowa Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Fri, 01/09/2009 – 12:48 In its neverending fight against both poor manufacturing practices and the manufacture and marketing of unapproved drugs, FDA has filed a Consent Decree and expects courts to prohibit Activis’ Totowa, New Jersey facility from further production. Actavis Totowa—a subsidiary of Iceland-based generics maker Actavis, Inc.—manufactures, packages, and distributes drugs from two sites in Totowa and one in Little Falls, N.J. FDA inspected Totowa’s Riverview Drive facility early in 2008 and found that the …

Dec 5 2017

Painkiller marketing secrets? Check Chicago – s unredacted suit against Endo, Purdue, Cephalon, et al #elite #pharma

#chicago pharmaceutical companies # Painkiller marketing secrets? Check Chicago s unredacted suit against Endo, Purdue, Cephalon, et al. The city of Chicago made big news when it sued 5 drugmakers, alleging that their painkiller marketing broke the law. But much of the juicy detail in that lawsuit was hidden from view, redacted under a confidentiality agreement with the companies. Now, it’s open for viewing. As Bloomberg reports, a federal judge ruled that the information filed under seal could be made public, despite objections from two of the companies. The city then filed an amended complaint that’s mostly redaction-free. So, what …

Nov 23 2017

Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Files Lawsuit against MusclePharm over Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt #nectar #pharma

#hitech pharma # Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Files Lawsuit against MusclePharm over Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) and Protein Spiking Allegations ATLANTA. May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Protein supplement maker Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. says rival MusclePharm Corp. artificially inflates the level of protein in its Arnold Schwarzenegger Series Iron Mass product and then lies to consumers about it, violating federal competition and state consumer protection laws, according to a complaint filed in Georgia federal court. The lawsuit further alleges violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) act and protein spiking allegations involving MusclePharm Sports Nutrition’s protein supplement. This lawsuit …

Nov 22 2017

Editorial: State s case against Perdue Pharma deserves full hearing #pharma #reps

#perdue pharma # Editorial: State’s case against Perdue Pharma deserves full hearing While the prescription pain pill epidemic that plagued this region for nearly a decade has been replaced by a heroin epidemic, a lawsuit the state filed against Perdue Pharma, the marker of OxyContin, is still pending. Ironically, an unfavorable ruling against the company regarding a deadline it missed could cost Perdue Pharma more than $1 billion. In a suit dating to when now Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, was attorney general, Kentucky claims Purdue Pharma misrepresented OxyContin, resulting in a wave of addiction and increased medical …

Nov 13 2017

Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Files Lawsuit against MusclePharm over Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt #big #pharmaceutical #companies

#hitech pharma # Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Files Lawsuit against MusclePharm over Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) and Protein Spiking Allegations ATLANTA. May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Protein supplement maker Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. says rival MusclePharm Corp. artificially inflates the level of protein in its Arnold Schwarzenegger Series Iron Mass product and then lies to consumers about it, violating federal competition and state consumer protection laws, according to a complaint filed in Georgia federal court. The lawsuit further alleges violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) act and protein spiking allegations involving MusclePharm Sports Nutrition’s protein supplement. This lawsuit …

Nov 13 2017

Editorial: State s case against Perdue Pharma deserves full hearing #pharmaceutical #companies #in #canada

#perdue pharma # Editorial: State’s case against Perdue Pharma deserves full hearing While the prescription pain pill epidemic that plagued this region for nearly a decade has been replaced by a heroin epidemic, a lawsuit the state filed against Perdue Pharma, the marker of OxyContin, is still pending. Ironically, an unfavorable ruling against the company regarding a deadline it missed could cost Perdue Pharma more than $1 billion. In a suit dating to when now Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, was attorney general, Kentucky claims Purdue Pharma misrepresented OxyContin, resulting in a wave of addiction and increased medical …

Nov 9 2017

Painkiller marketing secrets? Check Chicago – s unredacted suit against Endo, Purdue, Cephalon, et al #sk #pharma

#chicago pharmaceutical companies # Painkiller marketing secrets? Check Chicago s unredacted suit against Endo, Purdue, Cephalon, et al. The city of Chicago made big news when it sued 5 drugmakers, alleging that their painkiller marketing broke the law. But much of the juicy detail in that lawsuit was hidden from view, redacted under a confidentiality agreement with the companies. Now, it’s open for viewing. As Bloomberg reports, a federal judge ruled that the information filed under seal could be made public, despite objections from two of the companies. The city then filed an amended complaint that’s mostly redaction-free. So, what …

Nov 9 2017

You Can – t Duct Tape Quality: FDA Issues Consent Decree against Actavis Totowa #pharma #equipment

#actavis pharma manufacturing # Pharma Manufacturing You Can t Duct Tape Quality: FDA Issues Consent Decree against Actavis Totowa Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Fri, 01/09/2009 – 12:48 In its neverending fight against both poor manufacturing practices and the manufacture and marketing of unapproved drugs, FDA has filed a Consent Decree and expects courts to prohibit Activis’ Totowa, New Jersey facility from further production. Actavis Totowa—a subsidiary of Iceland-based generics maker Actavis, Inc.—manufactures, packages, and distributes drugs from two sites in Totowa and one in Little Falls, N.J. FDA inspected Totowa’s Riverview Drive facility early in 2008 and found that the …