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Appeals Court Calls Off-Label Drug Marketing Free Speech

In a decision that could fundamentally change the actions of the pharmaceutical industry in the United States, a federal appeals court has ruled that the government does not have the right to prevent drug company employees from promoting their products for uses that have not been established as safe and effective by the FDA. …

Generic Wellbutrin XL Recalled, Not As Effective As Original: FDA

  • Written by: Russell Maas
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Federal health officials have issued a recall for a generic equivalent of Wellbutrin XL, marketed by Teva Pharmaceuticals as Budeprion XL 300 mg, due to a recent study that established the antidepressant is not equivalent to the name-brand version, is not effective and may actually worsen depression in some consumers.…