Tag: Amarin


Pacira Prevails in Exparel Settlement with FDA

Dec. 16, 2015 – Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced yesterday that it had reached a settlement with the FDA of a lawsuit it filed in September, which reaffirms the broad indications for Pacira’s non-opioid pain medication EXPAREL, results in the FDA’s rescission of a 2014 Office of Prescription Drug Promotion (OPDP) Warning Letter about the promotion […]

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Which Standard of Truth Will Be Used To Evaluate Non-misleading Ad Claims?

Oct. 5, 2015 – Following numerous First Amendment court cases about promotional speech decided in favor of pharmaceutical companies, it appears that the FDA may have to begin accepting alternative evidence to support truthful and non-misleading promotional claims, according to Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, partner, Appellate and Supreme Court Practice, Ropes & Gray. As demonstrated by the […]

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Pacira Files Complaint Calling FDA Marketing Restrictions Unconstitutional

Sept. 10, 2015 – On the heels of last month’s ruling in Amarin v. FDA, which held that the FDA cannot prohibit companies from communicating truthful and non-misleading speech about the off-label uses of their products, a second lawsuit calling the FDA’s marketing enforcement practices into question has been filed in the U.S. District Court […]

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Amarin Federal Court Decision: FDA Off-Label Marketing Rules Violate the First Amendment By John Kamp

Aug. 10, 2015 – Late last week the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted Amarin Pharma Inc.’s request for an injunction to stop the FDA from enforcing rules that prohibit companies from communicating to physicians truthful and non-misleading information about the off-label uses of their products. Below, Coalition for Healthcare […]

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