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February 17, 2020 – Sanofi has taken a $186 million write-off for Zantac after recalling it back in October 2019. The following companies have now recalled a version of Zantac:

  • Sanofi
  • Golden State Medical Supply
  • Novitium Pharma
  • Amneal
  • Northwind Pharmaceuticals (a.k.a. Denton Pharma)
  • Sandoz (pharma division of Novartis)
  • Appco Pharma
  • Apotex
  • Perrigo
  • Lannett Company
  • Aurobindo

Also, Walgreens and CVS have stopped selling Zantac.

Reference: Blankenship, Kyle. “Sanofi Takes $186M Hit on the Heels of Zantac Recall.” Fierce Pharma, 06 Feb. 2020, https://www.fiercepharma.com/manufacturing/sanofi-takes-a-big-financial-hit-after-recall-contaminated-zantac; www.sanofi.com/-/media/Project/One-Sanofi-Web/Websites/Global/Sanofi-COM/Home/en/investors/docs/2019_Q4_Press_Release_EN.pdf.

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Born and raised in Evansville, Gayle is a respected, experienced lawyer and a valued community leader. She graduated near the top of her class at Indiana University’s prestigious Maurer School of Law. She’s practiced law with one of the largest firms in Indianapolis as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. And that means she knows how big law firms and big companies think and how they operate – and she will put that knowledge to work for you.

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