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Pfizer

Pfizer Incorporated (NYSE: PFE) is a pharmaceutical company, ranking number one in sales in the world. The company is based in New York City, with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut. It produces Lipitor (atorvastatin, used to lower blood cholesterol); the neuropathic pain/fibromyalgia drug Lyrica (pregabalin); the oral antifungal medication Diflucan (fluconazole), the antibiotic Zithromax (azithromycin), Viagra (sildenafil) for erectile dysfunction, and the anti-inflammatory Celebrex (celecoxib) (also known as Celebra in some countries outside the USA and Canada, mainly in South America).

Headlines Around the Web

Pfizer, Wyeth merge; entity in Top 10 club

Nov 24, 2013 - The Times of India

Pfizer, Wyeth boards approve merger in India

Nov 24, 2013 - The Times of India

Pfizer, Wyeth shares soar on merger talk

Nov 21, 2013 - The Times of India

Shares of Pfizer, Wyeth record gains on merger news

Nov 21, 2013 - The Times of India

Sun to pay $550m to Pfizer, Takeda

Jun 13, 2013 - The Times of India

Generic drug groups fined $2.15bn

Jun 13, 2013 - Financial Times

Pfizer to start selling Viagra online

May 07, 2013 - CNN Money

US groups criticise Indian protectionism

Mar 14, 2013 - Financial Times

Zoetis raises $2.24bn in IPO

Feb 01, 2013 - Financial Times

Articles About Pfizer

A Baby is sleeping on the Bed
5 Helpful Baby Apps Every Parent Should Use

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

These apps will make parenting a little easier (Dec 18)

Prescription Drug Caused Compulsive Gambling
Pfizer Proposed Payout to Parkinson’s Drug Victims

By IBTimes AU

Pfizer proposed a compensation payout to Parkinson’s disease patients who have been distressed by risk-taking behaviours and consequences after taking the Parkinson's drug. (Dec 10)

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Kim Cattrall
Sex In The City Actress Kim Cattrall Embraces Menopause

By IBTimes AU

Kim Cattrall is the spokeswoman for TuneInToMenopause.com which teaches women to embrace menopause. (Oct 01)

MORE TOPICS: AGING, MANAGEMENT

Tiger Woods of the U.S. hits from a sand trap on the 12th hole during the second round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville
Top 5 Highest-Earning Golfers in the World

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Here are the top 5 highest-earning golfers in the world. (Sep 26)

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WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. attends a news conference at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 30, 2014. Mayweather will take on WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana of Argentina in a WBC/WBA unifica
Mayweather Promotions Extends Services to Cater to the Fans in the Hispanic Community

By IBTimes AU

Mayweather Promotions has retained the services of Pinta, a cross-cultural marketing firm, with offices situated in Miami, New York, and Los Angeles. (Aug 08)

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Medicines
Prescription Drugs Sales to Reach $1 Trillion Before 2020

By IBTimes AU

With many products nearing patent expiration, prescription drug sales are expected to surpass the $1 trillion mark by 2020, EvaluatePharma reported in its 7th edition World Preview report. (Aug 05)

MORE TOPICS: ADDICTION

Ian Somerhalder
Ian Somerhalder: Vampire Diaries Actor Talks about The Anomaly, Describes Film as Memento Meeting The Bourne Identity

By IBTimes AU

Actor and director Noel Clarke is back with the sci-fi thriller film “The Anomaly” which stars “The Vampire Dairies” actor Ian Somerhalder. In a recent interview, the 35-year-old actor talked about his latest film, the character he portrayed and what made him do the movie project. (Jul 01)

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Medicines
Forbes Global 2000: Biggest Drug Companies of 2014; Pfizer Tops List

By IBTimes AU

The Forbes Global 2000 ranks annually the top 2,000 public companies in the world as assessed by Forbes magazine on the basis of sales, profit, assets and market value and has been published from 2004 onwards. (Jun 25)

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Medication With 'Docetaxel' Leaves Patients Drunk

By IBTimes AU

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert about three patients who have reported they feel intoxicated after taking in docetaxel, a chemotherapeutic drug. (Jun 24)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, BREAST CANCER, CANCER

A man walks past the Pfizer logo next to a New York Police Officer standing outside Pfizer's world headquarters in New York November 5, 2013.
Plan to Create World’s Largest Drug Company Fizzles as AstraZeneca Rejects $119 Billion Offer from Pfizer

By IBTimes AU

American drug giant Pfizer's plan to create the world's biggest pharmaceutical firm was thwarted on Monday when British medicine manufacturer AstraZeneca turned down Pfizer's offer of $119 billion. (May 20)

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