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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Longs v. Wyeth (Redux Wrongful Death)

Mary Buchanan took Wyeth’s diet drug Redux (dexfenfluramine) for several months during 1996 and 1997. Several years later, she developed primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) and died in December 2003, allegedly as a result of having taken Redux. Wyeth marketed and sold Redux after its approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in April 1996. It was taken off the market the following year.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Filing
10/2/2003
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Wyeth $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 11/30/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database