Tuesday, March 11, 2008

CT Sues Lilly Over Zyprexa

Connecticut is joining at least nine other states suing drug maker Eli Lilly and Co. over the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa.

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says Connecticut's lawsuit seeks to recover more than $190 million that the state's medical assistance program spent on Zyprexa over more than a decade. The charges: Lilly ran an illegal marketing campaign to promote Zyprexa for unapproved off-label uses, including treating children.

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