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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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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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Medical manual celebrates birthday

...pressure-lowering drugs known as beta blockers, for example, the manual focuses on Propranolol, manufactured by Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories. Merck makes a beta blocker of its own, but Dr. Berkow said Propranolol was "the first one developed and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/27/ent_262338.shtml
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Diet drug maker settles fen-phen suit

...The company said it acted responsibly in marketing and monitoring its products. American Home, through it Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories subsidiary, marketed fenfluramine -- half of the fen-phen combination -- and Redux, a similar product...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/20/tec_259502.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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