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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Wyeth

12 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $191.6M in penalties

Wyeth, which changed its name from American Home Products in 2002, is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Its biggest-selling products include the over-the-counter (OTC) drugs Robitussin and Advil and the prescription drugs Premarin and Effexor. Wyeth was acquired by Pfizer in 2009.

Correspondence Date
Letter to Wyeth 4/22/2009
FY Rank Contract Awards
2015 N/A $0
2014 N/A $-150,227
2013 N/A $-10,338
2012 N/A $217,479
2011 N/A $531.0M

12 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

1 additional instance of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
2/16/2016 Protonix False Claims Act Lawsuits
Pfizer, Inc., Wyeth
$0
8/8/2013 Fraser v. Wyeth (Prempro Products Liability)
Wyeth
$5,769,832
2/7/2011 Daniel v. Wyeth (Prempro)
Wyeth
$1,681,650
3/4/2009 Levine v. Wyeth
Wyeth
$6,774,000
12/23/2008 Santa Clara County Drug Pricing Lawsuit
GlaxoSmithKline, Wyeth
$0
4/11/2008 City of Livonia Employees’ Retirement System v. Wyeth (Shareholder Lawsuit)
Wyeth
$67,500,000
2/25/2008 Scroggin v. Wyeth (Hormone Therapy Litigation)
Wyeth
$22,110,000
10/10/2007 Rowatt v. Wyeth (Hormone Therapy Litigation)
Wyeth
$57,800,000
3/30/2007 Kellogg v. Wyeth (Reglan)
Wyeth
$0
12/16/2005 Sandler et al. v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
Wyeth
$0
10/2/2003 Longs v. Wyeth (Redux Wrongful Death)
Wyeth
Pending
10/3/2000 GMP Deviations at PA and NY Facilities
Wyeth
$30,000,000
10/7/1999 Diet Drug Litigation
Wyeth
$0

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