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The GlaxoSmithKline settlement involves the District of Columbia and 44 states over the marketing of Advair, Paxil, and Wellbutrin. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB)
Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline pleaded guilty and has agreed to pay the largest fine in US history over charges that it marketed drugs for unauthorized uses, held back safety data, and cheated the government’s Medicaid program.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) announced today that it has commercially shipped Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets, 300 mg, the generic version of Biovail Corporation's antidepressant Wellbutrin XLÂ® Tablets, pursuant to an agreement with IMPAX Laboratories, Inc.
A new study shows that when patients with major depression fail to respond to a course of Celexa (citalopram) or cannot tolerate its side effects, approximately one third of those whose treatment is augmented with either bupropion (Wellbutrin) or Buspar (buspirone) will experience a remission of their depression. If they are instead switched to Wellbutrin, Zoloft (sertraline), or Effexor (venlafaxine), about one out of four will remit.
Supplementing the antidepressant Wellbutrin (bupropion) with a reward system called "contingency management" (CM) can further reduce cocaine use in addicted subjects maintained with methadone, new research shows.