Unethical Marketing By Major Drug Company Surfaces

Merk via apoptosis

Merk via apoptosis

Company emails reveal a major drug company drew up a list of influential doctors and researchers it wanted to “discredit” and “neutralize” to better help market its arthritis medication.

Merk’s employee emails regarding unethical marketing of Vioxx (rofecoxib) was presented in an class action cased against the drug company.

The action was filed on behalf of hundreds of Australians who suffered heart attacks or strokes after taking the medication.

Vioxx was taken off the market in 2004 due to safety concern.

Vioxx via biojobblog

Vioxx via biojobblog

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