Lawsuit alleges strong-arm drug sales tactics

03/11/2013 | Pharmalot.com

Managers at Warner Chilcott allegedly encouraged sales representatives to pressure doctors into prescribing osteoporosis, ulcerative colitis, acne antibiotic, oral contraceptive and overactive bladder drugs. A lawsuit alleges reps paid for expensive meals during which no medical education took place, offered paid speaking engagements as a way to push prescriptions, filled out prior authorization forms and falsified expense reports, among other activities. Executives allegedly said they were able to circumvent industry sales practice codes because the company was not a signatory to the voluntary Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America code.

View Full Article in:

Pharmalot.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
MGR POST MARKET STUDIES - 14000001LK
Abbott
Santa Ana, CA
Regulatory Analyst
Delta Dental
Alpharetta, GA
Program Coordinator/Lecturer for the Regulatory Science program
Johns Hopkins University
Washington, DC
Eastern Zone Sales Director
Regenesis Biomedical
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Senior Financial Analyst - Growing Manager Care Health Org
Fallon Community Health Plan
Worcester, MA