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GSK To Pay $105 Million To Settle Advair, Paxil, Wellbutrin Disputes

Drug biggie GlaxoSmithKline has been slapped with another huge settlement for its questionable marketing tactics. This time, the pharma company has agreed to pay $105 million to resolve claims made by attorneys general from 45 states regarding the selling of asthma drug Advair and antidepressants Paxil and Wellbutrin. [More]

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GSK Theoretically Not Going To Pay Off Docs Anymore

Giant drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline announced today that it intends to stop paying doctors to prescribe more of the company’s drugs, a move that could possibly entice other large pharma companies to do the same. [More]

Did Your Paxil Pills Break In The Bottle? Get Up To $150 Cash Back

Did Your Paxil Pills Break In The Bottle? Get Up To $150 Cash Back

If you took Paxil between April 1, 2002 and March 4, 2005, and your pills broke in the bottle, you can take part in a new class action settlement to receive some compensation. Tier One covers 1-5 pills and will get you $50. Tier Two covers up to 15 pills and will get you between $50 and $150 depending on the details of your claim.

Get Your $100 Paxil Refund

Get Your $100 Paxil Refund

US Citizens have until August 31 to claim a $100 refund if you bought Paxil for someone under the age of 18.

Paxil Unafraid to Demonstrate Bling in ’98 Memo

Paxil Unafraid to Demonstrate Bling in ’98 Memo

You may recall Paxil as the inspiration for several Law & Order episodes. In 2004, NY Attorney General began proceedings against Paxil makers GlaxoSmithKline after the company suppressed five internal studies between 1998 and 2002 revealing links between the drug and incidences of suicide among its users, especially children and young adults.

The News; Fitter, Better, Happier, More Productive

The News; Fitter, Better, Happier, More Productive

• Homeland Security Incorporated; running domestic defense like a business means capitalizing on fear for the unscrupulous. [NYT]