Shock jock costs Sanofi for drug mention

A shock jock radio interview which promoted the osteoporosis drug Actonel EC has landed its maker with a $40,000 fine.

In June last year Associate Professor Charles Inderjeeth was interviewed by Howard Sattler on the Perth radio station 6PR to discuss osteoporosis treatment.

During the seven minute slot the professor was "led" under questioning by Mr Sattler into promoting the prescription drug to the