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Study of brain damage from Redux begins

...people who take the popular new anti-obesity drug Redux are at risk of brain damage. Redux manufacturer Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories announced the study Tuesday. When the Food and Drug Administration approved Redux for sale last year, it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/20/tec_213276.shtml
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Tetanus shot shortage causes rationing

...along with a seasonal jump in injuries. Supplies already were tight because of production difficulties when Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories last month stunned hospitals by suddenly ceasing to make the vaccine altogether, calling it "a business decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/21/tec_308198.shtml
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Newly available progesterone pill targets growing market of baby-boom women

...osteoporosis, was being tested with favorable results for reducing the risk of breast cancer and heart disease. And Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories announced nationwide availability of its Crinone progesterone gel for menstrual disruption. The Philadelphia-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/08/tec_232856.shtml
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Study exonerates Redux as cause of heart damage

...large, carefully controlled experiment to see whether Redux truly caused the damage that many suspected. Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, which makes Redux and fenfluramine -- the fen of phen-fen -- pulled both drugs off the market at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/01/tec_225288.shtml
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Drug makers consider merger

...most-prescribed drug, the estrogen compound Premarin -- is 82-years old. Its drug-making division, Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, goes back to 1860, when John Wyeth and his brother Frank established a drugstore in the unit's current...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/21/bus_220957.shtml
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Drug maker plans move

...in New Jersey. Several others are nearby, with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Pfizer Inc. in New York, Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories and SmithKline Beecham in Philadelphia. Mr. Chambers said Kalamazoo will continue to be an important site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/14/biz_215950.shtml
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More cases of heart damage linked to diet drugs

...drugs to treat the condition - may actually be causing the heart problems. To help settle these questions, Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, which makes the Pondimin brand of fenfluramine, said Wednesday it will sponsor a study of 1,200 fen-phen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/28/ent_213688.shtml
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Mayo Clinic, feds warn of diet cocktail

...to look for heart murmurs. If a heart murmur is found, cardiologists then recommend an echocardiograph. Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories Inc. of Philadelphia, the sole maker of fenfluramine, said the Mayo Clinic report is "limited and therefore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/09/ent_211067.shtml
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Breast cancer risk increases with use of estrogen

...researchers at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital. Nearly 9 million American women take Premarin, Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories' brand of post-menopausal estrogen. It is the nation's most widely prescribed medicine. The Boston study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/19/tec_210116.shtml
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FDA rejects generic form of estrogen replacement

...in fighting heart disease and warding off Alzheimer's disease. Last year, the drug reaped manufacturer Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories $860 million in sales, with an estimated 8 million women a year taking the tablets. "We're certainly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/06/tec_207853.shtml
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