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Pfizer

Pfizer Inc.Pfizer, Inc.Pfizer Inc
Its headquarters moved to Collegeville, Pennsylvania, and Madison, New Jersey, before its headquarters were consolidated with Pfizer's in New York City after the 2009 merger.
In this decade, Pfizer grew by mergers, including those with Warner–Lambert (2000), Pharmacia (2003), and Wyeth (2009).

Conjugated estrogens

Premarinconjugated estrogenconjugated equine estrogen
Wyeth manufactured over-the-counter (OTC) drugs Robitussin and the analgesic Advil (ibuprofen) as well as prescription drugs Premarin and Effexor. With this merger came Premarin, the world's first conjugated estrogen medicine, which was a flagship product for AHP until 2002, when preliminary results from the Women's Health Initiative linked it to a number of negative effects, including increased risk for breast cancer.
Premarin, the major brand of CEEs in use, is manufactured by Wyeth and was first marketed in 1941 in Canada and in 1942 in the United States.

George Washington (inventor)

George WashingtonG. Washington Coffee Co.G. Washington Coffee Company
Washington Coffee Refining Company'', an instant coffee company created by George Washington.
Washington's company was sold to American Home Products in 1943, shortly before his death.

Anacin

In 1930, Wyeth purchased Anacin, a product for tension headaches which quickly became the company's flagship product.
American Home Products, now known as Wyeth, purchased the manufacturing rights in 1930.

Pharmaceutical industry

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Wyeth, LLC was an American pharmaceutical company.

Women's Health Initiative

NIH Women's Health InitiativeWHIWomen's Health Initiative Calcium/Vitamin D Supplementation Study
With this merger came Premarin, the world's first conjugated estrogen medicine, which was a flagship product for AHP until 2002, when preliminary results from the Women's Health Initiative linked it to a number of negative effects, including increased risk for breast cancer.
Women assigned to the intervention group who had previously undergone a hysterectomy were treated with unopposed estrogen, specifically conjugated estrogens (Premarin, manufactured by Wyeth), at a dosage of 0.625 mg/day ("E-alone," n = 5310; placebo, n = 5429).

Dalkon Shield

The Dalkon Shield
In negotiations that lasted from 1986 to 1989, AHP acquired A.H. Robins which had been driven into bankruptcy by litigation over Dalkon Shield, and which also sold Reglan, Robitussin, ChapStick, and Dimetapp, and merging it into its Whitehall unit to establish its Whitehall-Robins Division.
The Dalkon Shield was a contraceptive intrauterine device (IUD) developed by the Dalkon Corporation and marketed by the A.H. Robins Company.

Dimetapp

In negotiations that lasted from 1986 to 1989, AHP acquired A.H. Robins which had been driven into bankruptcy by litigation over Dalkon Shield, and which also sold Reglan, Robitussin, ChapStick, and Dimetapp, and merging it into its Whitehall unit to establish its Whitehall-Robins Division.
Dimetapp is a brand of over-the-counter cold and allergy medicines manufactured by Pfizer (formerly Wyeth).

ChapStick

Chap StickChapstik
In negotiations that lasted from 1986 to 1989, AHP acquired A.H. Robins which had been driven into bankruptcy by litigation over Dalkon Shield, and which also sold Reglan, Robitussin, ChapStick, and Dimetapp, and merging it into its Whitehall unit to establish its Whitehall-Robins Division.
AHP later changed its name to Wyeth.

Chef Boyardee

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Under Brush's leadership, 34 new companies were acquired in 15 years, including Chef Boyardee and the S.M.A. Corporation, a pharmaceutical firm specializing in infant formulas.
After the war, instead of reducing production, the company was sold to American Home Products in 1946 so that everyone working there would be able to keep their jobs.

Genetics Institute

Genetics Institute, Inc.
AHP also acquired full ownership of Genetics Institute, Inc. after acquiring a majority interest in 1992.
For that successor company, see Wyeth.''

Centrum (multivitamin)

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This acquisition brought the Lederle Praxis vaccines, new research and development capacity, and Centrum, the leading US multivitamin.
Centrum is a brand of multivitamins produced by Pfizer (formerly Wyeth).

Serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor

SNRIserotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitorSNRIs
Effexor (venlafaxine HCl), the first serotonin-noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor (SNRI), is introduced for the treatment of clinical depression and is later indicated for general anxiety disorder and social anxiety disorder.

Reckitt Benckiser

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In 1990, Reckitt & Colman (now Reckitt Benckiser) acquired Boyle-Midway from American Home Products.
In 1938 Reckitt & Sons merged with J. & J. Colman, which had been founded in 1814 when Jeremiah Colman began milling flour and mustard in Norwich, England, to become Reckitt & Colman Ltd. The company made several acquisitions, including the Airwick and Carpet Fresh brands (1985), the Boyle-Midway division of American Home Products (1990), and the Lehn & Fink division of Sterling Drug (1994).

PAM (cooking oil)

PAM
After a dedication of the food business, the PAM trademark becomes part of American Home Foods.
In 1971, Gibraltar Industries merged with American Home Products (now Wyeth) and became part of the Boyle-Midway portfolio.

Primidone

Mysoline
The anticonvulsant Mysoline was introduced in 1954.
Primidone was introduced in 1954 under the brandname Mysoline by Wyeth in the United States.

Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy

bioidenticalbioidentical hormone therapybio-identical hormone treatments
Wyeth, as a corporation, filed a "citizens' complaint" with the US FDA on October 16, 2005, requesting that the FDA take action against pharmacies who compound, manufacture, or sell unlicensed Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) drugs to their patients.
It was supplanted on the market when its manufacturer, Ayerst (later Wyeth Pharmaceuticals), began producing the more easily manufactured conjugated equine estrogens in 1941 under the brand name Premarin; by 1992, Premarin was the most widely prescribed drug in the United States.

Robert R. Ruffolo Jr.

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Wyeth's research and development director Robert Ruffolo was quoted in The New York Times about the firm's efforts to develop new drugs.
Robert R. Ruffolo (born April, 1950, in Yonkers, N.Y.) was president of research and development for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, and corporate senior vice president of Wyeth from 2001 to 2008.

Promethazine

PhenerganPhensedylPrometh
In 1951, AHP launched Antabuse, a drug for the treatment of alcoholism, as well as the antihistamine Phenergan.
Diana Levine, a woman suffering from a migraine, was administered Wyeth's Phenergan via IV push.

Sirolimus

rapamycinRapamune
A "whistleblower suit" was filed against Wyeth in 2005 alleging that the company illegally marketed their drug Rapamune.
It was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in September 1999 and is marketed under the trade name Rapamune by Pfizer (formerly by Wyeth).

Fenfluramine/phentermine

fen-phenin combination with phenterminePhen-fen
In 1997, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested that AHP withdraw its controversial diet drug fenfluramine from the market by after several reports of deaths and other health problems associated with the drug combination known as fen-phen occurred.
Fenfluramine was marketed by American Home Products (later known as Wyeth) as Pondimin, but was shown to cause potentially fatal pulmonary hypertension and heart valve problems, which eventually led to its withdrawal and legal damages of over $13 billion.

American Cyanamid

Lederle LaboratoriesAmerican Cyanamid CompanyLederle
In 1994, AHP acquired American Cyanamid and its subsidiary Lederle Laboratories.
The company merged with American Home Products (AHP) in 1994.

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

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On July 1, 2006, Wyeth launched Prevnar — its international vaccine for Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD) — in India.
Prevnar was among Wyeth's top revenue producers, with sales in 2005 of $1.5 billion, up 43 percent from 2004.

Slaymaker lock company

Baldwin
He completed the divestiture of non-core businesses such as household products (for example the Slaymaker lock company), foods, candy (Brach's Candy), and medical devices (e.g., its Sherwood-Medical Company was sold to Tyco-Kendal in 1997).
In 1973 the Slaymaker Lock Company was sold to the American Home Products Corporation and made part of Ekco Housewares Division.

Metoclopramide

ReglanClopraMaxolon
In negotiations that lasted from 1986 to 1989, AHP acquired A.H. Robins which had been driven into bankruptcy by litigation over Dalkon Shield, and which also sold Reglan, Robitussin, ChapStick, and Dimetapp, and merging it into its Whitehall unit to establish its Whitehall-Robins Division.
in 1989 A.H. Robins was acquired by American Home Products, which changed its name to Wyeth in 2002.