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J&J to list drug prices in TV commercials

J&J to list drug prices in TV commercials

TRENTON, N.J.  — Johnson & Johnson announced Thursday it will start providing the list price of its prescription drugs in upcoming television ads. The company would be the first drugmaker to take that step. The company will start with its popular blood thinner, Xarelto, said Scott White, head of J&J’s North American pharmaceutical marketing. By

Troubling Rx trends: Drug lawsuit ads, lax opioid disposal

Troubling Rx trends: Drug lawsuit ads, lax opioid disposal

Some recently released research uncovered a couple of disconcerting trends concerning prescription drugs. Lawsuit ads targeting prescription drugs and medical devices have caused at least 61 serious medical events, including six deaths, according to a report from the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR). This marks an increase from previous reports, ILR said. Titled