We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Pfizer To Pay $2.3B In Bextra Off-Label Marketing Suit

Law360 (January 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Pfizer Inc. has agreed to pay $2.3 billion to settle allegations that it improperly marketed the now-defunct anti-inflammatory drug Bextra, the pharmaceutical giant disclosed Monday.

The settlement, which still needs court approval, was reached with the office of U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan of the District of Massachusetts.

According to a statement put out by Pfizer, the deal will resolve “previously disclosed investigations regarding allegations of past off-label promotional practices concerning Bextra, as well as other open investigations.”

The company added that its net income for the...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.