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Medicine: Vytorin / Report #882513

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 16, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The demand form Congress as to why drug manufacturers Schering-Plough and Merck took so long to release a report on problems with the drug Vytorin {which combines Zocor + Zetia} noted.

(New York: Susan Koeppen) The questions about the effectiveness of Vytorin examined; Vytorin TV ad shown; details given about stock sales by Schering-Plough president Carrie Smith Cox†† before the report came out. [Representative Bart STUPAK†- says the drug does not work as advertised and the ads are a fraud.]

Couric, Katie;
Koeppen, Susan

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