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2006-08-23 08:00:00

Drugmaker Merck & Co. on Wednesday gave preliminary results of a study of its investigational painkiller Arcoxia, the planned successor to Vioxx, which was pulled off the market in 2004 after being linked to stroke and heart attack.

2006-08-17 16:51:22

By Peter Henderson NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Merck & Co. on Thursday suffered a double setback when a federal jury awarded $51 million to a former user of its withdrawn pain medicine Vioxx, and a New Jersey judge threw out a Vioxx verdict that had favored the drug maker and ordered a new trial.

2006-08-17 14:42:31

By Peter Henderson NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Merck & Co. on Thursday suffered a double setback when a federal jury awarded $51 million to a former user of its withdrawn pain medicine Vioxx, and a New Jersey judge threw out a Vioxx verdict that had favored the drug maker and ordered a new trial.

2006-08-17 13:50:09

By Peter Henderson NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Merck & Co. on Thursday suffered a double setback when a federal jury awarded $51 million to a former user of its withdrawn pain medicine Vioxx, and a New Jersey judge threw out a Vioxx verdict that had favored the drug maker and ordered a new trial.

2006-08-17 13:32:31

By Peter Henderson NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A federal jury on Thursday found that Merck & Co. Inc. was negligent and knowingly made misrepresentations about its withdrawn pain medicine Vioxx, and awarded $51 million to the plaintiff.

2006-08-17 10:07:03

Corrects first paragraph to say Merck was negligent and knowingly made misrepresentations about its withdrawn pain medicine Vioxx, instead of negligent in warning plaintiff. NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal jury on Thursday found Merck & Co. Inc.

2006-08-17 12:19:04

By Peter Henderson NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A federal jury on Thursday found that Merck & Co. Inc. was negligent and knowingly made misrepresentations about its withdrawn pain medicine Vioxx, and awarded $51 million to the plaintiff.

2006-08-17 10:04:55

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal jury on Thursday found Merck & Co. Inc. was negligent and knowingly made misrepresentations about its withdrawn pain medicine, Vioxx.

2006-08-03 08:00:00

A Los Angeles jury gave Merck & Co. Inc. another court victory on Wednesday when it found the company not responsible for the heart attack of a 71-year-old retired construction manager who had taken the withdrawn pain medicine Vioxx.

2006-08-01 20:55:00

All painkillers of the type known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) seem to increase the risk of having a heart attack, according to a population-based study conducted in Finland.


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