FDA Retains Personal Touch In Monitoring Drug Promotions
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Based on a sales rep’s comments overheard at a pharmacist meeting, FDA warns Ortho-McNeil-Janssen about making unsubstantiated claims for pain killer Nucynta. The general pain relief claim granted the drug does not qualify it for use in the chronic pain condition discussed by the sales rep, FDA says.
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