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Novartis to Pay $422.5M to Settle Off-label Drug Marketing Charges



Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. will plead guilty and pay criminal and civil fines totaling $422.5 million to resolve claims that it used off-label marketing to illegally promote the antiepileptic Trileptal and five other drugs, federal prosecutors said Thursday.



1 comments on "Novartis to Pay $422.5M to Settle Off-label Drug Marketing Charges"
taylor (5/11/2011 at 6:01 AM)

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