After 14 years on the market, the most profitable prescription drug in history, Lipitor, is going generic as patients, doctors and the pharmaceutical industry wait to see what will happen. Margaret Warner discusses the implications with Dr. Jerry Avorn of…
The world's largest drug maker, Pfizer Inc., announced Monday it is acquiring rival company Wyeth for about $68 billion, in the largest pharmaceutical sector takeover since 2000.
By PBS NewsHour
A House Committee is exploring whether ads for the cholesterol drug Lipitor mislead the public because spokesman Dr. Robert Jarvik is not licensed to practice medicine and used a stunt double in a scene that portrays him rowing. Representatives of…
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