PhillyPharma Archive: July, 2012

AmerisourceBergen wins crucial contract with Express Scripts

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In crucial deal for AmerisourceBergen, Inc., the Valley Forge-based drug wholesaler said it won a three-year contract worth approximately $18... Read more

Pfizer revenue falls on Lipitor loss, but net income jumps 25%

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Pfizer said in its second-quarter earnings report that cost reductions helped it raise net income by 25 percent, despite a 79 percent drop... Read more

Synthes sued for wrongful death, fraud in illegal bone cement trial

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Lois Eskind died on Jan. 13, 2003 when she went into cardiac arrest moments after bone cement made by Synthes and its then-subsidiary Norian... Read more

Merck revenue grows, but net income dips

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Merck said its second-quarter revenue increased slightly, while net income dropped slightly. In announcing the results, Merck said its sales... Read more

AmerisourceBergen revenue down 1.9 percent for quarter, diluted EPS up 8 percent

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Valley Forge-based pharmaceutical wholesaler AmerisourceBergen reported Thursday that it had a 1.9 percent drop in revenue for the quarter... Read more

J&J wins Risperdal case in Commonwealth Court

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Johnson & Johnson celebrated a rare victory Thursday in its multi-state court fights over marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal... Read more

AstraZeneca revenue drops 21 percent in second quarter

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Drugmaker AstraZeneca reported a 21 percent drop in the sales revenue in the second quarter of 2012, with new generic competition on key drugs... Read more

Glaxo sales drop 2 percent in second quarter

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Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline reported Wednesday a 2 percent drop in worldwide sales during the second quarter and flat numbers for the first half... Read more