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Medtronic to buy Covidien for $42.9 billion

...compared with a top marginal rate of 39.6 percent in the United States, according to the tax advisory firm KPMG.Drug-maker Pfizer recently tried unsuccessfully to acquire U.K.-based Astra-Zeneca. The banana-seller Chiquita agreed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-16/medtronic-buy-covidien-429
Diet drug maker settles fen-phen suit

...Redux, a similar product. The Madison, N.J.-based drug maker pulled fenfluramine and Redux off the market in 1997...the drugs to potentially fatal heart valve damage. The drug maker has since been hit with hundreds of lawsuits. The other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/20/tec_259502.shtml
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Bayer plans to cut pharmaceutical jobs LEVERKUSEN, Germany - German drug maker Bayer said Wednesday it would drop 1,300 jobs at its pharmaceuticals division, which is still suffering the aftereffects from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/23/bus_346804.shtml
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Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline to sell Aiken facility

The United Kingdom's largest drug maker, GlaxoSmithKline, is selling its fat-blocking drug Alli and the only facility where it is made, which is in Aiken.The pharmaceutical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-04-14/drugmaker-g
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Pill, toy top list of year's best

...But for a couple of high-profile executives and a drug maker, it was a year to forget. A look at some of the winners...February, American Home discussed merging with British drug maker SmithKline Beecham PLC. But SmithKline backed out in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/27/bus_248480.shtml
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Drug makers consider merger

NEW YORK -- SmithKline Beecham PLC and rival drug maker American Home Products Corp. said Tuesday they are considering the biggest corporate merger ever, sending stocks of other pharmaceutical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/21/bus_220957.shtml
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Generic Plavix launched

NEW YORK - Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. sank Tuesday as a generic drug maker disclosed it has begun selling a cheaper version of the big pharmaceutical company's best-selling drug Plavix. Apotex Corp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/09/bus_91912.shtml
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Wall Streets approves possible drug mergers

...unions: Bigger is better. The more money the combined drug maker could sink into its research and development machine...Glaxo usurped Merck's role as the world's biggest drug maker when it merged with Burroughs Wellcome in 1994. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/03/bus_221824.shtml
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FDA allows large-scale AIDS vaccine trial

...granted permission to VaxGen Inc. for the clinical trials of an AIDS prevention vaccine. The San Francisco-based drug maker said it expects to begin tests this month in what it called the first large-scale U.S. evaluation of an AIDS vaccine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/04/tec_230191.shtml
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Decision sparks debate over patent rights

...brought threats Friday of possible legal action from the antibiotic's maker, Bayer AG. Officials at the Germany-based drug maker, which holds a patent through 2003 to sell Cipro in Canada, said they wanted talks with the health ministry over the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/20/tec_327952.shtml
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