Citations with the tag: WYETH-Ayerst Laboratories Inc. -- Trials, litigation, etc

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  • Contraceptive controversy.
     // Newsweek; 7/18/1994, Vol. 124 Issue 3, p65 

    Comments on a class-action suit by several hundred unhappy customers against Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, The United States marketer of the contraceptive Norplant. Wyeth-Ayerst's acknowledgement of how Norplant can cause trouble; Their toll-free number to provide information.

  • Women sue over painful implants.
    Mestel, Rosie // New Scientist; 7/23/94, Vol. 143 Issue 1935, p5 

    Reports that hundreds of American women are filing lawsuit against Wyeth-Ayerst, a drugs company that markets an implantable contraceptive called Norplant. Number of countries where Norplant is accepted; Side effects suffered by the women using Norplant; Estimated number of women in the United...

  • A DIET DRUG TO DIE FOR.
    Mundy, Alicia // Atlanta; Sep2001, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p74 

    Focuses on the side effects of Redux, a diet drug manufactured by Wyeth-Ayers Laboratories in the United States. Development of primary pulmonary hypertension; Details on the litigation against the drug company; Settlement made with victims.

  • Ardor in the Court.
    Mundy, Alicia // Texas Monthly; May99, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p100 

    Focuses on Dallas plaintiff attorney Kip Petroff's case against diet-drug manufacturer Wyeth-Ayerst. Description of Petroff; Aid from his partner, Robert Kisselburgh in representing former users; Diet drug clients involved in the case.

  • Direct-To-Lou.
    Mundy, Alicia // Pharmaceutical Executive; Oct99, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p128 

    Discusses the legal aspects of direct-to-consumers promoted medications by pharmaceutical companies. Four premises that underlie the case against Wyeth-Ayerst's Norplant drug heard and decided by the New Jersey Supreme Court; Alternative approach.

  • Company losses liability shield--`learned intermediary' rule--with DTC ads, state court says.
    Mundy, Alicia // Medical Marketing & Media; Sep99, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p6 

    Focuses on the New Jersey State Supreme Court's ruling in the lawsuits filed against Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories by women who used the Norplant implanted contraceptive. Claims of plaintiffs on the company's failure to provide information about the side effects of the drug in a 1997 advertisement;...

  • Norplant: The next mass tort.
    Duncan, Laura // ABA Journal; Nov95, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p16 

    Report on the filing of state and federal lawsuits over alleged defects of the Norplant birth control device. Statements from Roger Brosnahan who represents a class action complaint against American Home Products division Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories; Food and Drug Administration's support for the...

  • The Norplant backlash.
    Cowley, Geoffrey; Miller, Susan // Newsweek; 11/27/1995, Vol. 126 Issue 22, p52 

    Reports on the explosion in lawsuits against Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories regarding the company's contraceptive Norplant. Complaints from Norplant users; Falling Norplant sales; Number of lawsuits; Side effects; Lawyers' saying that the company's warnings have not been stark enough.

  • Uprooted?
    Cowley, Geoffrey; Miller, Susan // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Oct95, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p40 

    Reports that the Norplant system of birth control, which involves the insertion of six matchstick-size capsules into a woman's upper arm, is being criticized. Controversy from the discomfort and removal of the implants; Class-action lawsuit filed against Norplant's United States distributor,...

  • Trouble with Norplant.
    Sacra, Cheryl; Welch, Dawn // Shape; Dec94, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p18 

    Reports on debates about the discomforts associated with Norplant implants and their removal. Class-action lawsuit against U.S. distributor Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories; Not-so-benign effects of the implants; Contact information.

  • Legal troubles for implant maker.
    Sacra, Cheryl; Welch, Dawn // Family Planning Perspectives; Sep/Oct94, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p196 

    The article reports that more than 400 women are reported to have joined a class-action lawsuit against Wyeth-Ayerst, the manufacturer of the hormonal implant, because of purported removal problems. Ideally, implant removal should require no more than 15-20 minutes, but some women have...

  • We're All Criminals Now.
    Roane, Spencer // American Spectator; Dec2004/Jan2005, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p22 

    Presents an article about the criminal and civil liabilities being pursued by the U.S. government against the private sector as of 2005. List of companies sued by the government; Amount of fine imposed against pharmaceutical company Warner-Lambert in May; Lawsuit filed against pharmaceutical...

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