Abbott to Pay $1.6B to Settle Depakote Marketing Probes

Abbott To Pay .6B To Settle Depakote Marketing Probes

Filed under: District of Columbia Drug Use

Abbott agreed to plead guilty to one misdemeanor violation of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act for "misbranding" the drug Depakote by promoting its use to treat agitation and aggression in elderly dementia patients, and to treat schizophrenia.
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Comprehensive Care Corporation Announces Profit for First Quarter

Filed under: District of Columbia Drug Use

We now offer services in 46 US states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, compared to a much smaller number in 2009. We have recently launched the expansion of our drug management program on an at-risk basis to health plans and self insured …
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New Study Shows Long-Term Effects of Drug Prevention

Filed under: District of Columbia Drug Use

WHITE PLAINS, NY, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A new study presented at an international conference in Texas demonstrates the long-term effectiveness of a classroom-based prevention program targeting teen drug use. The study tracked teens who …
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Can a Drug Cure Alcoholism? Most Alcoholics Say No

Filed under: District of Columbia Drug Use

Ritchie, who is now chief clinical officer for the District of Columbia's department of mental health, appeared in anAstraZeneca and Eli Lilly funded webcast for the Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy in 2008 in which she lauds the use …
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