Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Eli Lilly
Current Parent Company: 
Eli Lilly
Penalty: 
$18,500,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
February 16, 2010
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Violation Description: 

Eli Lilly agreed to pay the state $18.5 million to settle allegation of off-label marketing of Zyprexa for non-FDA approved uses such as dementia, aggression, hostility, depression and generalized sleep disorders in adults. It was further alleged that Eli Lilly improperly marketed the drug for use by children.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Arkansas Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Arkansas
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Indiana
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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