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AbbVie

Based in suburban Chicago, AbbVie was created in January 2013 when Abbott Laboratories spun off its pharmaceuticals business. In May 2012, Abbott pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $1.5 billion to settle accusations about its promotion of the drug Depakote for uses not approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

AbbVie began reporting payments for speaking, serving on a data monitoring board, research, meals, travel and educational items as of July 2012. AbbVie combines all categories into a single amount.

See all AbbVie payments, or visit AbbVie's transparency page.

Notable drugs

  • Humira (rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile arthritis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, plaque psoriasis)
  • Trilipix/Tricor (high cholesterol and high triglyceride levels)
  • Niaspan (cholesterol, high triglyceride levels , atherosclerotic disease)
  • AndroGel (testosterone replacement therapy, hypogonadism)
  • Lupron (endometriosis, fibroids, advanced prostate cancer, central precocious puberty)
  • Synthroid (hypothyroidism, pituitary TSH suppression)
  • Kaletra (HIV)
  • Creon (exocrine pancreatic insufficiency due to cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatectomy, or other conditions.)
  • Norvir (HIV)
  • Zemplar (overactive parathyroid glands associated with chronic kidney disease)

Payment Reports

2012 July to Dec.

Avg. Quarterly Total
Combination $8,984,659 $17,969,317
$8,984,659 $17,969,317

Total Payments by State

State Total
California $2,303,178
New York $1,702,907
Texas $1,548,616
Florida $1,334,897
Pennsylvania $884,669
Illinois $800,114
New Jersey $734,808
Ohio $614,618
North Carolina $559,606
Georgia $532,224
Maryland $527,351
Missouri $445,218
Tennessee $417,070
Michigan $411,389
Puerto Rico $397,928
Kentucky $365,010
Virginia $358,444
Arizona $328,738
Massachusetts $326,427
Indiana $290,500
Connecticut $284,626
Washington $261,694
Alabama $220,177
South Carolina $210,719
Louisiana $204,541
Utah $203,320
Colorado $201,110
Wisconsin $148,827
District of Columbia $142,312
Nevada $139,324
Oklahoma $130,263
Rhode Island $110,393
Mississippi $101,511
Kansas $81,773
West Virginia $79,116
Nebraska $70,235
Oregon $69,500
Hawaii $67,092
Minnesota $50,422
New Hampshire $49,742
Idaho $45,698
Arkansas $45,353
Iowa $44,970
Delaware $42,206
Maine $40,233
New Mexico $18,872
South Dakota $6,491
Alaska $5,979
Vermont $2,429
North Dakota $2,270
Montana $2,230
Wyoming $1,972
[Unknown State] $102