Category Archive for: ‘Pfizer’

Pfizer Extends Program that Gives Prescription Medications Through 2010

December 10, 2009 Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. said Thursday it will extend for another year a program that provides free prescription medications to people who have lost their jobs. The world’s largest drugmaker also said it will add drugs from former rival Wyeth, which Pfizer purchased for $68 billion. The program will be extended through Dec. 31, 2010. Pfizer said in …

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Pfizer Settles Bextra Claims

Friday, October 17, 2008 St. Louis Business Journal Pfizer Inc. said Friday that it reached agreements that should resolve substantially all of the personal injury, consumer fraud and state attorneys general claims involving its pain medication Bextra. Claims regarding pain medication Celebrex also will be resolved as part of the settlement, the drug company said. Pfizer withdrew Bextra, a non-steroidal …

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E-mails Suggest Pfizer Tried To Suppress Study On Drug

Suits say company misled on NeurontinBy Liz Kowalczyk, Globe Staff | October 8, 2008 Top drug company marketing executives suppressed a large European study suggesting their blockbuster medication Neurontin was ineffective for chronic nerve pain, and they privately strategized about how to silence a British researcher who wanted to go public with the data, according to newly filed documents and …

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