May 23rd, 2007

For Drug Makers, a Downside to Full Disclosure

By Barry Meier
The New York Times

When GlaxoSmithKline settled a lawsuit three years ago with the State of New York over the antidepressant medication Paxil, the company agreed to take an unusual step: publicly disclosing the results of its clinical trials for Paxil and other drugs.

This week, GlaxoSmithKline learned what that greater disclosure could mean.

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