mental health Articles
GSK: Writ for Paxil Suicide Case to Be Dismissed - Denied!
Thursday, June 5th, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Glaxo's attorney's have been hard at it - alas they are coming up against a steadfast gavel inJudge James B. Zagel.The whole argument stems from a lawsuit surrounding the suicide of Stewart Dolin. In June 2010 Dolin visited his family doctor who wrote him a prescription for Paxil... Read more
Glaxo to Settle With More States in $105 Million Deal
Thursday, June 5th, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Following yesterdays news, that Glaxo had entered into an agreement with the Oregon Department of Justice, comes news of further settlement agreements being reached in the US.It's now being reported that GSK will pay 105 million to settle claims by California, New York and more t... Read more
Oregon Department of Justice Slam GSK for $3.8 million
Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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The Oregon Department of Justice and British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline have reached a 3.8 millionsettlement in a lawsuit that accused GSK of, through 2010, marketing the drug Advair for mild asthma though it had only been approved for moderate to severe cases due to ... Read more
Open Question to GlaxoSmithKline
Monday, June 2nd, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Have your sales team, including senior management and reps, paid doctors, hospital officials and health institutions to use GSK products in the UK, resulting in the "illegal revenue" of hundreds of millions of British pounds. Or have you, as a company, ever bribed UK go... Read more
GSK's Sales Reps Want Their Money Back
Thursday, May 29th, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Where's John Grisham when you need himSeriously, you really couldn't make this !**@! up.The Financial Times are running with a story that's as jaw-dropping as anything I've read thus far regarding the bribery scandal in China. I had to do a double-take, had I fallen asleep last ni... Read more
Another Paxil Suicide Adds to Glaxo's Woes
Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Back in March I wrote about the suicide ofStewart Dolin.In June 2010 Stewart Dolin visited his family doctor who wrote him a prescription for Paxil for "work-related anxiety and depression".Dolin's prescription was dispensed but he received the generic form, manufacture... Read more
A Message From the UK Serious Fraud Office re GSK
Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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GlaxoSmithKline plc investigation27 May 2014The Director of the SFO has opened a criminal investigation into the commercial practices of GlaxoSmithKline plc and its subsidiaries.Whistleblowers are valuable sources of information to the SFO in its cases. We welcome approaches from... Read more
Are GSK Collecting Flags of Nations?
Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Fined a record-breaking 3 billion in the US for serious violations regarding the promotion of prescription medication to vulnerable patients including children - Excuse - "It was all part of an era"Currently under investigation...GSK investigated over fraud allegations ... Read more
When Psychiatry is Debated, it Becomes an 'Attack'.
Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Mommy, make them stopI laughed hard upon reading a recent article published in The Lancet Psychiatry 27 May 2014doi10.1016S2215-03661470232-9You see, there's a bunch of psychiatrists who are taking umbrage to those that oppose unwarranted use of antidepressants. The psychiatrist ... Read more
Blind Date With Vanda's Hetlioz
Friday, May 23rd, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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An American friend of mine sent me an email the other day. She told me how she had seen an ad aired on TV for a drug calledHetlioz tasimelteon. Apparently, it's a pill to help those who suffer withNon-24-hour Disorder.I admit I had to look this disorder up. My first thought was, ... Read more
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