Terms and Conditions

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) offers products and services to diagnose, prevent and treat disease. Its prescription medicines for use by healthcare professionals are regulated by U.S. government agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration.  These regulations include restrictions on the information that can be disclosed to the public so that it is very important that you consult with your health care professional if you have any questions about our prescription products or your health. You may also need to visit other healthcare Websites to find out more information.  Please note that this Blog is intended for US residents only. 

This Blog has been developed as a service of GSK. Like any other service, in spite of our best efforts the information in this Blog may become out of date over time. GSK will use reasonable efforts to include up-to-date and accurate information on this Blog, but makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of the information posted by others.  GSK shall not be liable for any damages or injury resulting from your access to, or inability to access, this Blog, or from your reliance on any information provided at this Blog. 

Nothing on this Blog should be construed as the giving of advice or the making of a recommendation and it should not be relied on as the basis for any decision or action. It is important that you rely only on the advice of a health care professional to advise you on your specific situation. These materials are provided "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

This Blog may provide links or references to other sites that have been provided by GSK or by someone else commenting on the site.  In either case, GSK has no responsibility for the content of such other sites and shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from that content.  Any links to other sites are provided as merely a convenience to the users of this Blog.  

When GSK provides the link to another Website, we attempt to provide links only to third-party Websites that comply with all applicable laws and regulations and GSK's standards.  But, please understand that the content on these third-party Websites is subject to change without notice to GSK. We therefore cannot be responsible for, and accept no liability for, any information or opinion contained in any third-party Website.

Nothing on this Website constitutes an invitation or offer to invest or deal in the securities or ADRs of GSK. In particular, actual results and developments may be materially different from any forecast, opinion or expectation expressed on this Website and the past performance of the price of securities must not be relied on as a guide to their future performance.


From time to time, GSK may decide to modify its practices and policies, and we reserve the right to revise our Privacy Statement or any of this Blog's Terms of Use as necessary to make these changes in our practices and policies. Any changes to the Privacy Statement or the Terms of Use will be promptly communicated on this page.  Any information that you submit before the change will be used by GSK and/or the companies we hire in a manner that is consistent with the Privacy Statement or Terms of Use in effect at the time you submitted your information.  Continued use of our Blog after receiving notice of a change in our Privacy Statement or Terms of Use shall indicate your consent to the use of newly-submitted information in accordance with the changed, amended, or updated GSK Privacy Statement or Terms of Use. 

Copyright and intellectual property

1. GSK content or intellectual property.  GSK hereby authorizes you to copy our own content that we post on this Blog for non-commercial use only, provided any copy of these materials which you make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices and any disclaimer contained on it and on this Blog. No modification or further reproduction of the content is permitted.  The content may otherwise not be copied or used in any way.

Nothing contained on this Blog shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any patent or trademark of GSK or any third party. Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any GSK copyright.

Trademarks and service marks owned by or licensed to GSK are presented as italicized typefaces, such as Veramyst.

2. Content or intellectual property of others.  GSK claims no ownership in, nor any affiliation with, any third-party trademarks appearing in this Blog. Such third-party trademarks are used only to identify the products and services of their respective owners, and no sponsorship or endorsement on the part of GSK should be inferred from the use of these marks.

We reserve the right to reclaim usernames on behalf of businesses or individuals that hold legal claim or trademark on those usernames.

Should any blogger or viewer of GSK content on this Blog respond with information or comments (including through questions, comments, suggestions, or the like) regarding the content of the GSK content or material, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and we shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute the information to others without limitation. We shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products incorporating such information.