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Pfizer to Pay $190M in Neurontin Class Action Settlement

This is a settlement for the Neurontin lawsuit.

New York, NY: A $190M settlement has been reached in a consumer fraud class action lawsuit pending against Pfizer which alleges the pharma giant engaged in tactics to delay market entry of generic versions of its epilepsy drug Neurontin.

The lawsuit was filed by purchasers of Neurontin in 2002, claiming Pfizer undertook campaign of sham patent infringement lawsuits and promotion of the drug for unapproved uses in order to maintain market exclusivity. The case is In re Neurontin Antitrust Litigation, No. 02-1390, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.

In 2004, Pfizer pleaded guilty to criminal charges of illegal marketing of Neurontin and paid $430 million to federal and state governments.

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Posted by
Maria A Dominick
I have been taking Gabapentin since 2014 , started off 1200mg-2400mg a day , everyday for Peripheral Neuropathy. I have gained over 50 lbs. developed Major depression, Anxiety, Drowsiness, Nauseated, Weird dark thoughts, Memory loss severe " Brain fogged", uneasy, irritable, bad temper.
I'm permanently disabled due to " surgery gone bad" a partial hysterectomy using the robotic that damaged my organ which almost killed me then now suffering from complications. I hope this is a contingency that would help me. Thank you. God bless you all.

Posted by
Rusty Watts
Norotin gave me suicide thought legs crams and suicide actions

Posted by
Delores schreieck
Sever hallucinations! Still have some. Depression, memory loss. It really messed up my mind!

Posted by
stanley shusta
I have used gabapentin for years now this drug has made me feel so drugged I could not function at times. every time I try to get off I have shooting pains in my legs and I feel like for it to go away I have to get more. I also ended up abusing them to relieve the pain I was expierencing. please include me in this suit it time people pay for the pain we have expierenced. thank you

Posted by
Bill Ross
Gabapentin has ruined my life. My memory is down to 5 seconds. I am completly "Brainfogged". I have gained 50 pounds in 12 months using Gabapentin to control Pain???? I have lost three teeth and expect to lose two more. This all has happened in the 18 months I used Gabapentin. The Veterans Administration disclaims any knowledge of these side effects. There are thousands of us Vets using Gabapentin. Cannot focus and stay awake very long.
I don,t have the energy or money to pursue Legal action ... Goodbye ...Bill


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