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US President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is working on an executive order to reduce US medicine prices to match the lowest in the world.
It has been 20 years since Viagra was introduced, and Pfizer is still searching for another drug with as much earning power as the revolutionary blue erection pill.
The Competition Commission announced it will investigate excessive pricing of cancer medication.
US drug maker Pfizer, which has been considering a split into two companies for more than two years, has said it will not do so because the move would not create any shareholder value.
Pfizer has claimed the pharmaceutical industry’s latest big prize, beating out a group of rivals and bought Medivation and its blockbuster cancer drug for $14bn.
Pfizer's quarterly revenue has edged up about 11%, driven by sales of newer drugs and the acquisition of hospital products company Hospira last year.
Pfizer and Allergan has agreed to combine in a $160bn deal, creating a drugmaking behemoth called Pfizer with products from Viagra to Botox and a low-cost tax base.
Pfizer chief executive is trying for the second time in as many years to do a deal with a foreign firm that could produce the savings he has been unable to extract from Washington.
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has recently approached Botox-maker Allergan to discuss what could be the biggest takeover deal this year, the Wall Street Journal says.
Britain's competition watchdog has alleged that US drug maker Pfizer and Flynn Pharma had breached competition law by ramping up the cost of an epilepsy drug.
Factory floors and storage facilities are filling up as manufacturers accumulate everything from printing ink and packaging to aircraft parts and tinned food
Just because medicine prices are regulated, does not mean they are fair or competitive.
An increasingly strange political scandal surrounding South Korean President Park Geun-hye has left her office defending the purchase of hundreds of erectile dysfunction pills like Viagra.
Pfizer has agreed to buy an antibiotics business from AstraZeneca for $72m as well as other pay outs, seeking to add to its pipeline of treatments intended to fight infections.
Pfizer has reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, driven by sales of newer drugs and the acquisition of hospital products company Hospira.
Global stock markets have been feeling no pain from the collapse of what would have been the world's second-largest merger ever.
A skills transfer agreement between US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and Biovac to manufacture a pneumonia vaccine will create at least 183 jobs in the Western Cape.
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has held early talks with Botox-maker Allergan to discuss what could be the biggest takeover deal this year, according to media sources.
Pfizer reported better-than-expected earnings, as strong sales in oncology and vaccines offset a hit from patent expirations.
Pfizer has scored a key victory when it was cleared of liability in the first US trial involving claims that its antidepressant Zoloft can cause birth defects.
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