Qualitest Pays $39M, Settles Fraud Claims Suit About Half-Strength Fluoride Pills

(December 17, 2015, 2:07 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — Vintage Pharmaceuticals LLC, Qualitest Pharmaceuticals and Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Dec. 16 agreed to pay $39 million to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that Qualitest sold chewable fluoride tablets that contained half the amount of fluoride as stated on the drug’s label (United States of America, ex rel. Stephan Porter v. Vintage Pharmaceuticals, LLC, et al., No. 13-1506, S.D. N.Y.).

(Qualitest settlement available. Document #28-151217-009P.)

In a stipulation and order of settlement approved by U.S. Judge Denise L. Cote of the...
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