Merck And Joshcson Case Study

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When comparing Merck and Johnson and Joshcson you can see where Merck took the high road to remove vioxx from the Shelf without the direction of the FDA. Just as Tylenol was taken off the shelves back in 1982 without the FDA requiring Tylenol to be removed from store selves. The only difference between the two drugs is that vioxx was shown to be creating the adverse effects, where Tylenol had been tampered with by an outside factor. It should be noted that Johnson and Johnson reaction of 1982 is not the continued approach on the removal of medications and recalls as of late and the company has not been proactive in recent recalls without the direct orders of the

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