Posts Tagged ‘pharmaceutical industry’

’18-year overnight success story’

In 1993, a small business opened in Madison with little fanfare. With a single employee and one product housed in a tiny, 1,800-square-foot facility, even the company’s founder and CEO did not envision that company, Cypress Pharmaceutical Inc., would one day employ more than 100 workers in a sprawling, 60,000-plus-square-foot complex in Gluckstadt and have […] [...]

Senate finds problems with Avandia’s maker

NEW YORK — A Senate report said Saturday that drug maker GlaxoSmithKline knew of possible heart attack risks tied to Avandia, its diabetes medication, years before such evidence became public. Sen. Max Baucus, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Chuck Grassley, the committee’s ranking Republican, released the report, which follows a two-year inquiry. They […] [...]

Hood: State settles with Eli Lilly

JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will receive $18.5 million in a settlement with drug manufacturer Eli Lilly and Co. Hood, speaking yesterday at a news conference in Jackson, says the settlement represents a recovery for funds spent on the anti-psychotic drug Zyprexa by Medicaid and the state insurance plan. Zyprexa has been […] [...]

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