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Drugmaker resubmits women’s sex pill

The makers of a twice-rejected pill designed to boost sexual desire in women are hoping a yearlong lobbying push by politicians, women’s groups and consumer advocates will move their much-debated drug onto the market.

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Retailers accuse Pfizer of delaying generic drugs

TRENTON, N.J. — Five large drug and grocery chains are suing Pfizer Inc. and a second drugmaker, alleging they conspired to delay sales of cheap generic versions of the blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor. Lipitor, the world’s top-selling drug ever, had ...

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MedImmune, Merck to share Frederick manufacturing space

FREDERICK — MedImmune says it will share its manufacturing space in Frederick with pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. MedImmune said Wednesday the companies have reached a 15-year deal allowing Merck to use its 385,000-square-foot plant for bulk product manufacturing. MedImmune ...

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Sanofi-Aventis to lay off 1,700 US employees

TRENTON, N.J. — Sanofi-Aventis SA, the world’s fourth-biggest drugmaker, said Friday it is eliminating 1,700 jobs in its U.S. pharmaceutical business in a restructuring triggered by growing generic competition and other factors. The news comes as Sanofi’s struggle to buy ...

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