Federal regulators have approved a vaccine for adults age 50 and older to prevent pneumococcal disease, including the most common type of pneumonia.
BY LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer Pfizer Inc. and a pharmacy standards group are teaming to warn consumers about the risks of counterfeit prescription medicines, which endanger the public and take money from both […]
Credit rating agency Fitch says it is downgrading several credit ratings for pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. ahead of the loss of patent protection for its best-selling drug, Lipitor.
The world’s biggest drugmaker is starting a major research collaboration with Boston-area scientists meant to speed
up and improve the drug development process.
Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. is running the first U.S. clinical study in which patients participate from home via the Internet, rather than repeatedly visiting a participating hospital.
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer says it will eliminate some 11-hundred jobs in southeastern Connecticut over the next year-and-a-half.
NEW YORK (AP) _ Pfizer Inc. says it is pulling its blood pressure drug Thelin off the market and stopping all clinical trials because the drug can cause fatal liver damage. Thelin is sold in […]
NEW YORK (AP) _ Outgoing Pfizer CEO Jeffery B. Kindler will receive about $9.6 million in cash, plus stock incentives, as part of his compensation after abruptly leaving the drug developer after nearly five years […]
NEW YORK (AP) _ Pfizer Inc. has agreed to pay an initial $200 million to the Indian biotechnology company Biocon Ltd. for the right to sell its insulin products. The world’s biggest drugmaker by revenue […]
By Marley Seaman, AP Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Pfizer Inc. said Tuesday it will buy a company specializing in pain drugs in a $3.6 billion deal meant to shore up the portfolio of […]