Medicis Pharmaceutical Pays $9.8 Million to Settle False Claims Accusations

Medicis Pharmaceutical, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, is paying $9.8 million to settle False Claims Act allegations.  This case was brought by four former Medicis sales representatives. The allegations centered around Loprox, a topical skin preparation.  Loprox, while approved by the FDA as a fungicide for patients over 10 years of age, was off-label marketed for the treatment of diaper rash.  This marketing or promoting for unapproved uses by Medicis Pharmaceutical is prohibited.

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