Viagra Study Documents Can't Be Released: Judge

Law360, New York (April 15, 2010, 2:59 PM EDT) -- The federal judge overseeing multidistrict product liability litigation over Pfizer Inc.'s erectile dysfunction drug Viagra won't let a medical journal access confidential documents from a study purportedly linking Viagra to an eye disease, noting that the “uncertain status” of a resolution in the case barred such a disclosure.

Judge Paul Magnuson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota handed down the ruling Wednesday, eight months after finding the study contained discrepancies that raised “serious concerns” about its reliability and excluding it from the...
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