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Pfizer acquires Array BioPharma, valued at $11.4 billion

Jun 18, 2019 - 2:40 PM

Array BioPharma is a biotechnology firm that specializes in cancer drugs

RISE IN EARNINGS. Pfizer reports solid sales of several of its pharma products.

Viagra turns 20: chronicle of a global success

Mar 26, 2018 - 7:46 PM

From its serendipitous discovery to its many counterfeit versions, here is a look back at how the world embraced the little blue pill that treats impotence

OVER-THE-COUNTER. It is now easier to buy Viagra in the UK.

Viagra to be sold without prescription in Britain

Dec 07, 2017 - 8:22 PM

The manufacturer says the hope is that men who have not previously sought help will now be more likely to do so, although men with heart problems or taking 'interfering medicines' will still need a prescription to purchase Viagra

OVER-THE-COUNTER. It is now easier to buy Viagra in the UK.

Pfizer earnings top estimates on higher sales

Aug 03, 2016 - 3:20 PM

Breast cancer drug Ibrance blood clot drug Eliquis and pain reliever Lyrica help boost the company s performance

Pfizer to buy eczema specialist Anacor for $5.2 billion

May 16, 2016 - 11:30 PM

Anacor is the maker of crisaborole a key anti inflammatory drug still under review by the US Food and Drug Administration

epa00877768 A view of a sign on the Pfizer Inc. headquarters building in New York, New York on Monday, 04 December 2006. Shares of Pfizer, the world's largest drugmaker, fell on Monday after news that the company had stopped development of a new cholesterol treatment that the company was hoping would boost slow sales. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

Pfizer to pay $785M for overcharging US gov't on drugs

Apr 28, 2016 - 1:35 PM

The settlement stems from allegations that Wyeth a unit of Pfizer reported fraudulent prices for two forms of Protonix

epa05038488 (FILE) A file image dated 26 June 2006 showing a woman walking past a sign in front of the world headquarters building of Pfizer Inc. in New York, USA. New York-based Pfizer Inc. and Dublin, Ireland-based Allergan plc on 23 November 2015 announced that the two companies have entered a 160 billion USD merger agreement, creating world's largest pharmaceutical company. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

A fair shot: Campaign to cut PH pneumonia vaccine price

Apr 12, 2016 - 10:41 AM

Although pneumonia is the best selling vaccine it is also the priciest NextDayBetter and MSF want to change that

White House tax moves sink massive Pfizer-Allergan merger

Apr 06, 2016 - 11:40 PM

Pfizer and Allergan cancel their huge merger as US President Barack Obama hits businesses for using legal loopholes to avoid taxes

epa05054872 A logo outside Pfizer headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 04 December 2015. New York-based Pfizer Inc. and Dublin, Ireland-based Allergan plc on 23 November 2015 announced that the two companies have entered a 160 billion USD merger agreement, creating world's largest pharmaceutical company. EPA/ANDREW GOMBERT

Viagra and Botox makers to merge to create $160-B pharma giant

Nov 23, 2015 - 10:04 PM

The transaction the biggest merger announced this year will be fiscally advantageous for US based Pfizer as it will merge into Allergan based in low tax Ireland

MERGER. Pfizer and Allergan will merge to create the world's biggest pharmaceutical group in a deal worth around $160 billion. Photo from Pfizer Facebook page

New targeted therapy shows promise vs breast cancer

May 30, 2015 - 10:46 PM

Pfizer s new targeted drug palbociclib works by blocking a key protein that fuels the growth of hormone receptor positive breast tumors

CANCER UP CLOSE. A scanned image of a breast carcinoma tissue stained to test for the presence of abnormal copies of the HER2 gene, viewed at 40x magnification. Quintiles Transnational handout/EPA/14 Sept 2009

US stocks rise despite Apple hit

Jan 29, 2014 - 12:01 AM

Despite a disappointing outlook from Apple US stocks moved higher in early trade

US STOCKS RISE. A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on the evening of January 7, 2014 in New York City. Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

US fines Wyeth $491-M for illegal drug marketing

Jul 31, 2013 - 7:59 AM

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals pleads guilty to misbranding a drug that prevents the rejection of organ transplants and agreed to pay 490 9 million

NEW OWNER. Pfizer, which acquired Wyeth in 2009, stresses that it is not involved in the case involving a 'misbranding' of a drug. File photo by AFP

FDA recalls batches of Loviscol cough syrup

Aug 20, 2012 - 4:41 PM

The Food and Drug Administration orders the recall of batches of Loviscol cough syrup due to wrong product declaration

Herbal sex pills dangerous - Pfizer

Jul 24, 2012 - 4:49 PM

The pharmaceutical company says many of the pills are produced through substandard processes

2 foreigners nabbed for selling fake Viagra

Jul 21, 2012 - 5:08 PM

The two are detained together with 4 Filipinos for selling fake pills through the Internet

Pfizer nears USD 9-B deal with Nestle: report

Apr 18, 2012 - 2:57 PM

US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is close to reaching a 9 billion deal to sell its infant nutrition business to Swiss food giant Nestle