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Monday, May 21, 2018

Drugmakers Add Insult To Injury

Yes, the drugmakers know how to make government work for them. No other Western country lets drug companies charge whatever they think they can get away with.

December 3, 2015

Drugmaker Pfizer Abandons AstraZeneca Takeover Bid

New York (AFP) – U.S. drugmaker Pfizer said on Monday it would abandon its controversial bid to acquire British rival AstraZeneca after its final $117-billion offer was rejected last week. “Following the AstraZeneca board’s rejection of the proposal, Pfizer announces that it does not intend to make an offer for AstraZeneca,” the New York-based company […]

May 26, 2014

Pfizer Reaches Settlement With Teva On Generic Viagra

New York (AFP) – Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Tuesday announced that it settled patent litigation against Teva Pharmaceuticals over the sale of a generic version of blockbuster drug Viagra in the United States. The settlement means Israel-based Teva “will be allowed to launch a generic version of Viagra in the U.S. on December 11, 2017 or […]

January 8, 2014