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...lower first-quarter profit Tuesday as sales suffered for drugs including the blockbuster Lipitor, while rival Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. was a rare bright spot among drugmakers this quarter, posting an increase in sales. Still, both companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/29/bus_522106.shtml
Business
Problem-plagued antibiotic to come off the market

WASHINGTON - An antibiotic plagued by serious blood-sugar complications is coming off the market. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. confirmed Monday that it plans to stop making and selling Tequin. Spokesman Eric Miller said the company will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/02/liv_79699.shtml
Life & style
Drug combination increases risk of heart attack

...National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. "Aspirin alone is sufficient." The study was paid for by Sanofi and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., which sell Plavix in the United States for about $4 a pill. Outside the U.S. the drug is sold as Iscover...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/14/liv_69633.shtml
Life & style
Business news

...profits for big pharmaceuticals TRENTON, N.J. --- Rising product sales helped three big drugmakers -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Roche Holding AG and Eli Lilly and Co. -- post better second-quarter results on Thursday.The three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-07-22/business-news
Business
Job cuts highlight industry pressure

...Sons Inc. in St. Louis. The five largest U.S. drug companies - Pfizer Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Wyeth - earned $29.5 billion in 2004 on sales of $160 billion. Gross profit margins - revenues minus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/03/bus_28498.shtml
Business
Strong earnings reports lift indexes to four-year highs

...nearing $60 per barrel, welcomed a raft of strong earnings reports. The earnings, led by DaimlerChrysler AG and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., further fueled investors' confidence in the stability of the economy. They also helped Wall Street look...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/29/bus_459885.shtml
Business
Bob Allen, former AT&T chief, won't cry over Bell system's end

...announcement that the company would cut 40,000 jobs. Allen is still active in business, sitting on the board of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and PepsiCo Inc. He is a trustee of The Mayo Foundation and Wabash College, his alma mater. Married for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/20/bus_443772.shtml
Business
Outlook appears rocky for drug industry in 2005

...including novel cancer treatments Avastin, made by Genentech Inc., and Erbitux, from ImClone Systems Inc. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Merck and Schering-Plough Corp. also got a green light for Vytorin, a cholesterol-lowering agent with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/03/bus_438835.shtml
Business
Merck recalls arthritis drug Vioxx

...12. Plavix, $2.2 billion, blood clots, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 13. Norvasc, $2.2 billion, high blood...Pravachol, $2.0 billion, cholesterol, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 16. Risperdal, $2.0 billion, mental illness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/01/bus_430022.shtml
Business
Pfizer profit falls by half on charges

...Ryan doesn't believe Lipitor is benefiting yet from a recent study which said it was more effective than Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s Pravachol in lowering cholesterol levels for heart attack victims, increasing their survival and preventing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/21/fin_412892.shtml
Finance