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A new HIV drug from Pfizer was approved today - shortly after three HIV executives were terminated.

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Pfizer Inc announced in a press release today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved SelzentryTM (maraviroc) tablets, the first in a new class of oral HIV medicines in more than 10 years. What is interesting about this announcement is that it comes after an earlier delay of approval, shortly after an internal Pfizer whistleblower alleged Pfizer had illegally premarketed maraviroc. And even more interesting is that this approval comes only a few days after it was revealed on BrandweekNRX that three executives in Pfizer's HIV division had been terminated. All of this could, of course, be a highly unusual string of coincidences. If it is not . . . continue reading here. TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT AND PRIVACY POLICY Free Hit Counter web metrics

 

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Peter Rost M.D. Peter Rost, M.D., is a former Vice President of Pfizer. He is the author of "The Whistleblower, Confessions of a Healthcare Hitman" and "Killer Drug." He also writes the daily Pharma Law Blog and the Pharma Expert Witness (more...)
 
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