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Lipitor Webpage Misbranding
Date: 08/31/2011 (Date of FDA Letter)
Misconduct Type: Health
Enforcement Agency: Health and Human Servs.
Contracting Party: None
Court Type: N/A
Disposition: Investigative Finding
Synopsis: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cited Pfizer for violating the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with regard to its Lipitor “Online Resources” webpage. The FDA claimed that the webpage was misleading because it made representations and/or suggestions about the efficacy of Caduet, Chantix, and Norvasc but failed to communicate any risk information associated with the use of these drugs.
- 1. FDA Letter