August 21, 2023
To resolve criminal charges of colluding to fix prices, mainly on a cholesterol medicine called pravastatin, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
has agreed to pay a $225 million
criminal penalty and donate $50 million
in drugs to humanitarian organizations, while Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA
has agreed to pay $30 million
criminal penalty. The drugs that Teva has been ordered to donate, clotrimazole and tobramycin, were also part of the price fixing scheme. DOJ