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FDA requires Crestor ads be pulled

Misleading claims of safety are cited

By Diedtra Henderson
Globe Staff / December 23, 2004

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Newspaper advertising by a manufacturer that defended the cholesterol-lowering drug Crestor made "false or misleading safety claims," the government said in a letter released yesterday that requires the ads to be pulled. (Full article: 549 words)

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