GSK Ordered To Produce Paxil Ad Campaign Details

Law360, New York (November 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has ordered pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline PLC to reveal detailed information about its Wisconsin advertising of antidepressant Paxil as part of a product liability case filed by a user who claims the drug was a factor in his suicide attempt.

Judge J.P. Stadtmueller ruled Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin that SmithKline Beecham Corp., doing business as GlaxoSmithKline, must produce documents requested by the plaintiff that pertain to the marketing and sales of Paxil in Wisconsin.

However, Judge Stadtmueller...
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