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Wyeth Launches Vaccine for Pneumococcal Disease in India

Global pharma major Wyeth Tuesday launched its blockbuster vaccine Prevenar in India to help prevent invasive pneumococcal disease among infants and toddlers//. ....Pneumococcal disease is a group of illnesses caused by streptococcus pneumoniae, also known as the "pneumococcus" bacteria. ....Prevenar is a seven-valent vaccine that is expected to prevent pneumococcal diseases like sepsis, mening...

Wyeth Embroiled in a Lawsuit over its Hormone Replacement Therapy

Monday saw the conclusion of the first of a wave of prescription drug trials with the hearing of the closing arguments as Wyeth defended// its hormone replacement therapy Prempro against claims of increased risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer. ..Zoe Littlepage, an attorney for plaintiff Linda Reeves, told the jury at the federal court in Little Rock said, "Wyeth was negligent in not testing...

Wyeth Pharma Wins Law Suit

Wyeth Pharma was given a favorable verdict in a case filed against the company regarding its hormone replacement drug. This case was filed by Helen Rush of Little Rock.// ..According to Rush, the hormone replacement drugs premarin and prempro of Wyeth Pharma had caused breast cancer in her. But the lawyers representing the pharma company had argued that Rush’s genetic factors and smoking would a...

Verdict Against Wyeth Pharma in Prempro Case

Wyeth Pharma has been asked to pay $3 million to a husband and wife couple by a Philadelphia jury in connection with its hormone// replacement drug prempro. ..Jennie Nelson of Ohio had filed a case against the pharma giant accusing their drug prempro to have caused breast cancer in her. Prempro is intended as a hormone replacement therapy in menopausal women. Nelson has been taking this drug for...

FDA Approves Wyeth's Oral Contraceptive Lybrel

FDA as expected on Tuesday approved Wyeth's oral contraceptive Lybrel, which is designed to eliminate monthly menstrual periods, the Los Angeles Times reports. Lybrel, which contains a lower dose of synthetic hormones in a daily dose than traditional oral contraceptives, is taken 365 days a year with no placebo pills. The usual regimen for oral contraceptives is 21 active pills taken consecutive...
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