by Associated Press Published: August 11,2014
Tags: Attorney General's Office, court, drug, Jim Hood, justice, lawsuit, medical, medicine, organ transplant, Pfizer Inc. health care, pharmaceutical, Rapamune, settlement, State of Mississippi, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc.
JACKSON — Mississippi will receive $532,675 part of a $35 million settlement with a Pfizer Inc. subsidiary over the marketing of an organ-transplant drug. Mississippi and 41 other states are involved in the settlement with Pfizer, the parent company of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. The deal resolves allegations Wyeth misrepresented the uses of the drug Rapamune. […] [...]