Pharmaceutical companies pushing novel new anticoagulants paid doctors nearly $20 million to promote their blood thinner drugs during the last five months of 2013, according to a Pro Publica analysis of Sunshine Act data. Pfizer and Bristol-Myers paid $8 million for doctors to market Eliquis – more than any other drug during that time period. Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer paid nearly $7 million to promote Xarelto, and Boehringer Ingelheim shelled out nearly $5 million to push Pradaxa. Pradaxa was the first to be approved in 2010, followed by Xarelto and then Eliquis. All three blood thinners ... Read More
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