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AMIR AREF
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AMIR AREF

Listed Specialty: Internal Medicine
9600 VETERANS DR SW, TACOMA, WA, 98493-0003
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DR. AMIR AREF,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

3

payments

$251

payment total

3

companies paid this doctor
2015

1

payment

$97

payment total

1

company paid this doctor
2014

7

payments

$726

payment total

5

companies paid this doctor
2013

2

payments

$134

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor

Payment Calendar in

This doctor received a payment on days in .

Each box below represents a single day during the disclosure period. A gray box indicates no payments. The darker the color, the more payments a doctor received that day.

Types of Payments in

Category Payments Payment Value
Food and Beverage
7 $726
Food and Beverage
3 $251
Food and Beverage
2 $134
Food and Beverage
1 $97

Drugs & Devices in

Totals listed below account for all payments from that mention this product. Beginning in 2016, the government began classifying products as drugs, devices, biologics or medical supplies. Below, you will see drugs (drugs and biologics) and devices (devices and medical supplies). If a payment record mentions more than one product, the entire value will be included in each of those products. When no products are listed, they are not included in the list below.

This physician does not have any payments relating to a specific drug or device for this year.

Product Name Product Type Payments
XIFAXAN

drug

$97
XARELTO

drug

$87
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.
Product Name Product Type Payments
SAMSCA

drug

$97
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.
Product Name Product Type Payments
XIFAXAN

drug

$113
EXELON

drug

$109
TEFLARO

drug

$99
SPIRIVA

drug

$97
NUEDEXTA

drug

$80
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.
Product Name Product Type Payments
TRADJENTA

drug

$80
NUEDEXTA

drug

$54
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.

Payment Details in

When How Much Related To What For From Third Party Payee
Oct 21, 2014 $126

No Listed Product Food and Beverage BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
May 14, 2014 $113

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD
Apr 10, 2014 $109

EXELON Food and Beverage NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
Feb 25, 2014 $101

No Listed Product Food and Beverage BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Jun 16, 2014 $99

TEFLARO Food and Beverage FOREST PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Feb 5, 2015 $97

SAMSCA Food and Beverage OTSUKA AMERICA PHARMACEUTICAL, INC.
Feb 25, 2014 $97

SPIRIVA Food and Beverage BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Feb 3, 2016 $97

XIFAXAN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Sep 28, 2016 $87

XARELTO Food and Beverage

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Related to product discussion

JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Dec 12, 2014 $80

NUEDEXTA Food and Beverage AVANIR PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Aug 22, 2013 $80

TRADJENTA Food and Beverage BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Mar 24, 2016 $67

No Listed Product Food and Beverage NOVO NORDISK INC
Dec 12, 2013 $54

NUEDEXTA Food and Beverage AVANIR PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
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