Thursday, March 24, 2005


From Reuters:

Abbott Says Withdrawing Attention Deficit Drug
24 March 2005
Health - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories Inc. said Thursday it was halting sales of a 30-year-old attention deficit drug that a consumer group complained was too dangerous to stay on the market.

 Abbott decided to discontinue the drug, Cylert, because of declining sales, Abbott spokeswoman Melissa Brotz said. The drug's sales this year will be less than $1 million, she said.

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