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Prilosec heartburn drug a big seller for P&G

...marketing blitz, Procter & Gamble Co.'s Prilosec over-the-counter heartburn medication...United States without seeing a display of Prilosec ... It's certainly highlighted the...Procter's market capabilities." "Prilosec OTC has had a remarkable first year on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/20/bus_409347.shtml
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Heartburn drugs linked to increased pneumonia risk

...used heartburn and ulcer drugs such as Nexium, Pepcid and Prilosec can make people more susceptible to pneumonia, probably because...United States under such brand names as Nexium, Prevacid and Prilosec. Over nearly three years, users of these drugs faced almost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/27/liv_432505.shtml
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Drug ads profit only manufacturers

...disgruntled reader: "I have been taking Prilosec since 1994. It has solved my digestive...for drugs. My last prescription for Prilosec cost me $96.11 for one month's supply...to $1,153.32 over a year just for Prilosec. I also take Lanoxin ($5.75 for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/19/ent_228479.shtml
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...a share, in the year-ago quarter. Prilosec becomes a best-seller NEW YORK -- Ulcer drug Prilosec last year became the pharmaceutical industry's...5 billion prescription medication. Prilosec, also commonly used for heartburn, has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/17/bus_253580.shtml
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Health groups battle plan

...plan over restrictions on a popular acid reflux drug. The fight over proton pump inhibitors such as the heavily advertised Prilosec presage future battles as the state seeks to rein in its increasing drug costs in the midst of $52 million in budget cuts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/06/tec_337101.shtml
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Drug ads target pet lovers' emotions

...prescription drugs now flaunt the sophistication of a purebred poodle. Drug companies are chasing the success of Viagra, Allegra, Prilosec and other human drugs whose aggressive marketing campaigns turned them into top sellers. The goal: fetch some of the $18...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/25/liv_420131.shtml
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Late pass gives duel to Burton

...rim-riding against the outside wall, while Burton hugged the bottom groove. Neither seemed to have an advantage until Burton's Prilosec Chevrolet got a quick burst of speed on the final lap to finally complete the pass. "We were faster, but he held me off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/16/nas_124880.shtml
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The people's pharmacy: Don't share medication with anyone -- or with pet

...NC 27717-2027. Q. In a recent column, you said that Prilosec can reduce the absorption of vitamin B-12. I immediately...studied elderly patients on acid-suppressing drugs such as Prilosec or Zantac. Those taking these drugs for a year or longer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/28/ent_226936.shtml
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Drug makers Zeneca, Astra in merger talks

...Mehta Partners, a drug industry investment firm. "Both are strong in limited areas." Astra is best known as the maker of Prilosec, an ulcer and heartburn medication that's the world's best selling prescription drug. But the drug is scheduled to lose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/09/bus_246903.shtml
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...forecast of no growth in earnings per share next year, mainly because of expiration of the patent on its key ulcer drug, Prilosec. The stock closed down $6.29, or 9.3 percent, at $60.70. "When you have a drug company come out and say that there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/12/bus_325677.shtml
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