6 July 2012
Grünenthal Ltd and Vifor Pharma UK Limited have each breached Clause 2 of the ABPI Code of Practice and are the subject of advertisements in the medical, pharmaceutical and nursing press. In addition, Grünenthal has been publicly reprimanded.
Grünenthal – Case AUTH/2327/6/10
For the manner in which its health economic liaison managers raised interest in and awareness of an unlicensed medicine, Grünenthal was ruled in breach of the following clauses of the Code in 2010:
Clause 2 - Bringing discredit upon, and reducing confidence in, the