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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of the Company’s pneumococcal conjugate vaccine Prevnar 13®* (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine [Diphtheria CRM197 Protein]) as a single dose for use in adults. Prevnar 13 is indicated for adults 50 years of age and older for active immunization for the prevention of pneumonia and invasive disease caused by the 13 Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae)


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today results from three Phase 4 studies of EMBEDA® (morphine sulfate and naltrexone hydrochloride) Extended Release Capsules CII designed to assess the effect of the drug when crushed and taken either orally or intranasally. Studies ALO-01-10-4005 and ALO-01-10-4004 were double-blind cross-over designed studies in non-dependent, recreational opioid users that compared subjective measures relating to abuse potential of crushed EMBEDA t


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. invites investors and the general public to view and listen to a webcast of a conference call with investment analysts at 10 a.m. EST on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. The purpose of the call is to provide an update on Pfizer’s results, as reflected in the company’s Fourth Quarter 2011 Performance Report, to be issued that morning. To view and listen to the webcast and view the Performance Report, visit our web site at and click on the “Pfizer Qu


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the New Drug Application (NDA) for tofacitinib (development code CP-690,550), an investigational novel, oral JAK inhibitor being studied for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The FDA has provided an anticipated Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) action date in August 2012 for the NDA. Pfizer has


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that a Phase 3 study for Lyrica (pregabalin) in patients with Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) met each of its three co-primary endpoints, showing significant benefit as compared with placebo and pramipexole. Pfizer will continue to further analyze these top-line results. The study, A0081186, was a randomized, double-blind, 12-month trial. It enrolled more than 700 patients, who received either a placebo, Lyrica at 300 mg/day, pramip


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced it has entered into a second supply agreement which will broaden and extend the duration of the Company’s commitment to help protect millions of infants and young children in the developing world from pneumococcal disease – the leading cause of vaccine-preventable death in young children. Pfizer is now committed to supply up to a total of 480 million doses of Prevenar 13* (Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine [13-valent,


MADISON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tis’ the season for sneezing, coughing and fevers. As the temperature drops and cold and flu season gets under way, parental anxiety is expected to rise. According to two new surveys of parents and pediatricians from Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, makers of Children’s Advil®, more than half of all parents report feeling anxious, fearful or helpless when their child comes down with a fever. In addition, many parents are not managing the fever correctly. This is nothin


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected current President and Chief Executive Officer, Ian Read, as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Read succeeds George Lorch as Chairman of the Board. The independent members of the board named Mr. Lorch as Lead Independent Director. “Over the past year, Ian has clearly demonstrated the leadership and vision necessary to drive Pfizer’s strategies and


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The board of directors of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today declared a 22-cent first-quarter 2012 dividend on the company’s common stock, payable March 6, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 3, 2012. Pfizer increased the dividend by 10 percent, to 22 cents from 20 cents per share. The first-quarter 2012 cash dividend will be the 293rd consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Pfizer. The board of directors also authorized a new share repurchas


MADISON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jon Bon Jovi’s schedule is packed - on any given day he’s performing sold-out stadium shows, staying fit with daily runs, spending time with his family and giving back through the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation. One thing that’s not on his schedule is pain. The artist gives a glimpse into his life in a new advertisement for Advil®. The TV ad was shot in Red Bank, New Jersey, at the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen, a community kitchen that recently opened as an initiative

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