Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)
Paxil Class Action Litigation (Madison County, IL)
A class action lawsuit filed against GlaxoSmithKline in Madison County, Illinois claimed GSK withheld negative information about the safety and effectiveness of its anti-depression drug Paxil. A settlement was reached in October 2006 and was approved by the court the following April. Under the settlement, GSK, which did not admit any wrongdoing, was required to establish a fund of $63.8 million to compensate all U.S. consumers who bought Paxil or Paxil CR for a person under the age of 18.
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