US Attorney scrutinizes Copaxone marketing

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The US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York is looking into how Teva marketed its MS drug Copaxone and Parkinson's medication Azilect since 2006. The Associated Press reports that the drugmaker announced the investigation Monday and is exploring “possible violations of the False Claims Act.” Citi research analyst Liav Abraham told the AP that the FDA has increased its False Claims investigations over the past few years and that they can take several years to wrap.

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