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$5.4M Paid to Settle Drug Cover-up Claims

Posted on Jul 30, 2009 in Uncategorized

Merck and Schering-Plough Accused of Covering up Test Results that Cast Doubt on Cholesterol Drugs (AP) Drugmakers Merck & Co. and Schering-Plough Corp. said Wednesday they will pay $5.4 million to settle civil claims that the companies covered up test results that cast doubt on the effectiveness of two blockbuster cholesterol drugs. The companies settled with attorneys general from 35 states and the District of Columbia. The investigation centered on claims the companies kept the results from unfavorable studies quiet, violating consumer protection laws. Merck, Whitehouse Station, N.J.,...

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