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Merck’s Blockbuster Vioxx Settlement

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By
Dorothy Hamill in Vioxx ad

NOVEMBER 22, 2011-When a defective product has harmed so many people and cost so many lives, the settlement numbers are huge too. Now the U.S. Justice Department says it has settled its civil case with Merck, the pharmaceutical giant that aggressively marketed Vioxx (Rofecoxib) making it a blockbuster drug.