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Pfizer to absorb Mylan, creating generic giant

Pfizer, the country’s largest drugmaker, will absorb the generic pharmaceutical company Mylan, potentially creating a global generic powerhouse. The two companies said Monday that they’ll combine Mylan, a $10 billion company, with Pfizer’s  Upjohn, which sells household names from Viagra ...

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Pfizer to absorb Mylan, creating generic giant

Pfizer, the country’s largest drugmaker, will absorb the generic pharmaceutical company Mylan, potentially creating a global generic powerhouse. The two companies said Monday that they’ll combine Mylan, a $10 billion company, with Pfizer’s  Upjohn, which sells household names from Viagra ...

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Pfizer broke law by promoting drugs for unapproved uses

Prosecutor Michael Loucks remembers clearly when lawyers for Pfizer Inc., the world’s largest drug company, looked across the table and promised it wouldn’t break the law again. It was January 2004, and the attorneys were negotiating in a conference room ...

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New trial ordered on Prempro cancer award

Pfizer Inc. doesn’t have to pay more than $27 million in punitive damages to an Arkansas woman who blamed her breast cancer on the company’s menopause drugs, an appeals court ruled in ordering a new trial on the award. The ...

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Prempro punitive damages verdict remains secret

A Pfizer Inc. unit must pay an undisclosed amount of punitive damages to an Illinois woman who developed breast cancer after taking one of the drugmaker’s menopause treatments, a Philadelphia jury said Monday. Jurors deliberated 25 minutes before finding Pfizer’s ...

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Pfizer loses bid to bar contacts with doctors

Pfizer Inc., the world’s biggest drugmaker, lost a bid to bar a consultant and plaintiffs’ attorneys in lawsuits over its epilepsy drug Neurontin from talking to prospective witnesses. Pfizer alleged Dr. David Egilman, a Brown University medical professor, “improperly contacted” ...

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AIG of drugmakers Pfizer is too big to be guilty

Pfizer sales folks had one tough customer in psychiatrist Stefan Kruszewski. He didn’t buy their pitch to prescribe the anti-psychotic drug Geodon to children, a use that hadn’t been approved by federal regulators. Nor did he go for the so-called ...

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