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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.

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

Notable drugs

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

Total Payments by State

State Total
Texas $12,426,552
Florida $10,056,953
California $9,736,879
New York $8,916,436
Ohio $5,999,212
Illinois $5,027,272
Maryland $4,554,683
Massachusetts $4,500,053
Michigan $4,425,730
Pennsylvania $4,227,494
North Carolina $4,204,131
Georgia $3,905,430
Tennessee $3,403,684
New Jersey $3,362,102
Missouri $2,996,261
Colorado $2,136,367
Alabama $2,093,126
Virginia $2,073,833
Indiana $1,763,965
Washington $1,719,759
Connecticut $1,400,839
Minnesota $1,384,474
South Carolina $1,332,420
Louisiana $1,211,226
Oregon $1,152,891
Nebraska $1,103,471
Wisconsin $1,030,847
Iowa $949,872
Kentucky $913,915
Arizona $822,835
Kansas $763,357
Idaho $497,381
Mississippi $496,943
Puerto Rico $485,512
Oklahoma $445,289
Utah $443,560
New Hampshire $387,093
Nevada $385,103
Rhode Island $359,950
Vermont $354,837
West Virginia $311,265
North Dakota $304,441
New Mexico $298,996
Arkansas $284,242
Hawaii $271,343
Montana $235,048
Delaware $140,214
District of Columbia $133,640
South Dakota $127,530
Maine $114,126
Wyoming $57,597
Alaska $34,244
[Unknown State] $84