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Payment Disclosure

Athena Associated Medical Research

Notable drugs produced by AbbVie include:

  • 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)

Important notes


Research payments are distinct from speaking and consulting. The figure listed does not reflect the actual compensation received by the physician listed as the principal investigator.

Payments for clinical studies may include costs associated with patient care, supplies, as well as the time spent by health care professionals treating patients and managing the study.

The reports include both the name of the health provider who performed the service and, when reported, the entity paid. They may be different.

Source: AbbVie. ProPublica last downloaded this record on Aug. 29, 2014.

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