Pfizer Fined For Hiking Epilepsy Drug Price 2,600-Percent In UKBritish regulators fined U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and distributor Flynn Pharma a record $112.7 million Wednesday for increasing the cost of an epilepsy drug by as much as 2,600 percent.
Pfizer Says It's Blocking Use Of Drugs For Lethal InjectionsPharmaceutical company Pfizer has announced it is blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally-approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put them off limits.
Allergan, Pfizer Call Off Proposed $160B MergerThe biggest U.S.-based drugmaker, Pfizer Inc., will stay put thanks to aggressive new Treasury Department rules that succeeded in blocking Pfizer from acquiring rival Allergan and moving to Ireland — on paper — to reduce its tax bill.
Pfizer, Allergan In Deal Talks To Create Drug GiantPfizer and Botox maker Allergan are discussing a potential deal that could be the biggest of 2015, a year marked by a rapid-fire pace of megadeals, particularly in health care.
Field Of Sexual Medicine Tightly Intertwined With Pharmaceutical IndustryHow do you measure sexual desire? If you're a drugmaker trying to win approval for a medication to boost female libido, it might come down to two questions on a medical questionnaire.
Pharmaceutical Firm Wants Lethal Injection Drugs ReturnedA drugmaker has asked states to return supplies of the company's products that could be used for lethal injection in a broad request that included Texas plus other states that don't even use the drugs in question.
FDA Approves New Type Of Heart Failure DrugPatients with chronic heart failure, a disabling, deadly disease that worsens as the heart gradually pumps less efficiently, are getting a much-needed new option with U.S. approval Wednesday of a novel drug.
Are Low-T Drugs Putting Patients At High Risk?“Lost your appetite for romance? You might not just be getting older. You might have a treatable condition called low testosterone,” the ad says. But lately, doctors say more people are using hormone replacement drugs and some might not need it.