Novartis “brings back” a shizophrenia drug – The company is buying back the rights to a schizophrenia pill that it sold to another company years ago because Novartis thought it wasn’t worth pursuing…more
Amended complaint about Schering‘s knowledge of Vytorin ineffectiveness names names – The amended complaint, filed Oct. 1, 2009, rehashes all the claims about anonymous CafePharma commenters correctly predicting that Enhance was a dud. But it adds a tantalizing new ingredient: A “confidential informant” who has told lawyers in a related securities action who knew what and when inside Schering. The informant is one of “Schering-Plough’s senior medical personnel”…more
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Shake-your-head-in-bewilderment sign that stems from the various state bans on gifts to physicians.
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