PhillyPharma Archive: November, 2012

Health care and the fiscal cliff

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Health care is part of the debate and discussion regarding the fiscal cliff and how the federal government might solve its near and long-term... Read more

Big Pharma, Big Oil

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The news that oil giant BP agreed on Thursday to pay $4.5 billion to settle some of the allegations by the U.S. Justice Department about the... Read more

Citizen's petition: Is it a plea for patient safety or a tactic to protect profits?

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A "citizen petition" sounds so wonderfully basic. It sounds like one person asking her or his government to consider a matter of public policy... Read more

Teva changes leadership in Americas unit based in North Wales

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Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., said Monday newly installed chief executive officer Jeremy Levin is shaking up the leadership of the... Read more

Drugmakers offer to cap Greece's medicine bill, report says

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Pharmaceutical manufacturers have offered to cap the national bill for drugs for Greece, if the country pledges to pay its current bills and... Read more

Drug shortages could be worsened by Ameridose recall, FDA says

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Federal agencies warned Thursday night that the problems with two compounding pharmacy companies in New England have shown up in other drugs... Read more

Pfizer and Teva profits fall, with each company's result tied to the other

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Pfizer and Teva are the largest branded and generic pharmaceutical companies, respectively, as measured by revenue and both reported lower... Read more