TITLE

PAR PHARMACEUTICAL CO

PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
MondayMorning;3/11/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on PAR Pharmaceuticals Co. that has agreed to pay 45 million U.S. dollars to settle allegations for improperly labeled and marketed prescription of the drug Megace ES to elderly patients as stated by U.S. Department of Justice. It informs that the company was also accused of criminally misbranding the Megace drug despite being known about its side effects.
ACCESSION #
86030152

 

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