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Novartis

Based in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis makes prescription and generic drugs, eye care products, vaccines and diagnostics. In September 2010, Novartis agreed to pay $420 million to settle allegations of improper marketing of six drugs. It pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor of off-label promotion involving Trileptal as an anti-epileptic drug.

Novartis reports payments to physicians for speaking and speaker training after October 2010. Its first report covers the period of October 2010 to September 2011. Its 2012 report includes meals, travel, consulting, educational items, research and speaking fees. Data from October to December 2011 is not included in this tool.

Novartis's 2013 U.S. sales: $19 billion. Source: IMS Health.

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

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Payment Reports

2010 Oct. to 2011 Sept.

Avg. Quarterly Total
Speaking $24,830,517 $24,830,517
$24,830,517 $24,830,517

2012 Jan. to Dec.

Avg. Quarterly Total
Research $15,288,411 $61,153,643
Speaking $3,709,123 $14,836,491
Meals $1,403,556 $5,614,225
Consulting $1,044,864 $4,179,456
Travel $1,031,174 $4,124,696
Items, Gifts $257,820 $1,031,281
Adjustment -$1,246 -$4,984
$22,733,702 $90,934,808

2013 Jan. to Dec.

Avg. Quarterly Total
Research $14,034,850 $56,139,400
Speaking $3,184,506 $12,738,025
Meals $1,347,482 $5,389,929
Consulting $1,190,656 $4,762,622
Travel $955,172 $3,820,687
Items, Gifts $135 $540
$20,712,801 $82,851,203

Total Payments by State

State Total
Texas $18,225,355
California $16,925,526
New York $15,488,183
Florida $15,336,399
Ohio $12,122,108
Massachusetts $9,439,999
Michigan $9,303,769
Georgia $9,212,905
Maryland $8,030,782
Illinois $7,551,224
North Carolina $6,935,119
Pennsylvania $6,243,391
New Jersey $5,331,442
Tennessee $4,847,268
Missouri $4,289,031
Nebraska $4,239,261
Colorado $3,893,336
Virginia $3,683,807
Alabama $3,674,021
Minnesota $3,018,493
Indiana $2,680,922
Washington $2,638,128
Connecticut $2,329,325
South Carolina $2,215,485
Louisiana $2,055,964
Oregon $1,706,989
Arizona $1,677,857
Wisconsin $1,533,836
Kentucky $1,428,520
Kansas $1,280,550
Iowa $1,186,684
Idaho $881,550
Oklahoma $833,360
Mississippi $791,370
Utah $750,551
New Mexico $702,951
Puerto Rico $683,640
New Hampshire $617,490
Vermont $607,479
Nevada $605,263
Rhode Island $543,538
Arkansas $538,699
Hawaii $468,655
Delaware $427,477
West Virginia $407,442
North Dakota $337,435
Montana $295,595
South Dakota $178,472
Maine $148,253
District of Columbia $138,754
Wyoming $75,383
Alaska $54,338
[Unknown State] $2,203