News tagged with celebrex

Pfizer stock trades halted over drug patent ruling

A U.S. court on Wednesday invalidated the key patent for one of Pfizer's most lucrative medicines, potentially opening the door for cheaper generic versions 18 months sooner than expected and cutting into the drugmaker's ...

Mar 12, 2014
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Pfizer 2Q mixed, maintains 2013 outlook

Pfizer's second-quarter net income more than quadrupled, helped by the sale of its animal health business. The world's second-largest drugmaker beat Wall Street's earnings expectations, though revenue continued to decline ...

Jul 30, 2013
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Pfizer Q1 profit up, but drugmaker cuts outlook

Pfizer Inc.'s first-quarter net income rose 53 percent despite falling sales, mainly because the world's second-largest drugmaker took big charges a year ago. Pfizer's results fell short of Wall Street's ...

Apr 30, 2013
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Discovering new uses for old drugs

With the cost of putting a single new drug on the pharmacy shelves topping a staggering $1 billion, scientists are reporting development of a way to determine if an already-approved drug might be used to treat ...

Aug 01, 2012
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Separating a cancer prevention drug from heart disease risk

Several clinical studies have shown that taking the anti-inflammatory drug celecoxib can reduce the risk of developing polyps that lead to colon cancers, at the cost of increasing the risk of heart disease. But what if this ...

Sep 13, 2011
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