Pfizer Ignored Neurontin Suicide Link: Testimony

Law360, New York (June 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- At a hearing in the consolidated class action against Pfizer Inc. over its epilepsy drug Neurontin, a neurologist has reportedly claimed that Pfizer ignored his recommendation over a decade ago that the drug carry a label warning of possible side effects of depression and aggression.

Michael R. Trimble, a neurologist at the University of London, said at a hearing Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts that he had been hired to write two confidential reports in 1995 and 1996 for a...
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Harden Manufacturing Corporation v. Pfizer, Inc. et al


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1:04-cv-10981

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Massachusetts

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Patti B. Saris

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May 14, 2004

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