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Pfizer Japan recalls high blood pressure drug over cancer-causing impurity

FILE PHOTO – The logo of U.S. pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc. is seen at a branch in Zurich, Switzerland October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese subsidiary of Pfizer Inc is recalling a drug for high blood pressure which was found to contain a carcinogenic substance in its active ingredient valsartan,… Read More »

Pfizer rolls out Retacrit, a biosim to Amgen and J&J anemia blockbusters, at a big discount

After experiencing slow uptake for its first biosim launch, Pfizer isn’t giving up on the budding field. On Wednesday, the drugmaker introduced its third biosim, and second in two months, launching anemia treatment Retacrit at a significant discount to Amgen’s Epogen and Johnson & Johnson’s Procrit. Pfizer started shipping Retacrit to wholesalers on Monday at… Read More »