AstraZeneca Hit With Ad LawSuit

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A consortium of consumer groups filed suit against AstraZeneca last week, alleging misleading and deceptive advertising for its next- generation stomach medication, Nexium, which the suit claims is no more effective than its predecessor, Prilosec. The suit was filed in U.S. Superior Court in Los Angeles by the AFL-CIO, the Congress of California Seniors and the California Alliance of Retired Americans.

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