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Vioxx Articles


Merck ordered to pay $321 million fine

26th April 2012

Merck ordered to pay criminal fines for illegally marketing Vioxx.

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Merck agree $1bn Vioxx settlement

23rd November 2011

Merck & Co have agreed to pay almost $1bn to settle criminal and civil charges in the US.

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Former Vioxx users get more money

23rd January 2009

Former Vioxx users will get a bigger piece of the pie, thanks to an unusual settlement.

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Merck wins first Vioxx appeal

30th May 2008

Decision reversed against Merck in first Vioxx appeal case.

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Was Vioxx misrepresented?

17th April 2008

A leading drug company has been accused of misrepresenting the arthritis drug Vioxx.

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Vioxx research written by Merck

16th April 2008

Merck paid academics to put their names on Vioxx research, documents allege.

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Merck settles in pricing lawsuit

12th February 2008

Merck agrees to pay more than US$649 million to resolve litigation related to Zocor and Vioxx.

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Merck hit by Vioxx litigation

4th February 2008

Merck posts a significant fourth-quarter loss.

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Merck settles in Vioxx suit

13th November 2007

Merck & Co agrees to pay US$4.85 billion over claims the drug caused heart failure and stroke.

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Merck sued by New York State

18th September 2007

New York became the latest US State to sue Merck over painkiller Vioxx.

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