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Depression Drug Vyvanse Sent Back To Drawing Board Depression Drug Vyvanse Sent Back To Drawing Board

The pharmaceutical group Shire has decided to stop developing the drug Vyvanse for use to treat depression. The Amphetamine-based Vyvanse is a popular ADHD drug, having made over $1.2 billion dollars for related therapy last year. However, Shire was hoping …

Johnson & Johnson to Pay $2.2 Billion Over Risperdal Claims Johnson & Johnson to Pay $2.2 Billion Over Risperdal Claims

The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that Janssen Pharmaceuticals has plead guilty over the misbranding of the drug Risperdal. Janssen and its company, Johnson & Johnson, will pay a total of …

Merck Job Cuts On the Rise, Cuts Could Prove Beneficial Merck Job Cuts On the Rise, Cuts Could Prove Beneficial

For months, the struggling New Jersey- based pharmaceutical conglomerate has been struggling, and the numbers they’ve been producing have only made their financial woes more evident. But, yesterday the company set a new plan of action in motion. Merck & …