Tag Archives: Pfizer

One Million Moms Vs Pfizer

What took them so long? Dear Joe, The newest Viagra commercial is inappropriate for obvious reasons, especially when aired as early as it has been recently when children are still awake and likely watching television. It features a sexy blond with a sultry voice in a sheer gown lying on a bed, which many families find offensive and embarrassing. To …

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Corporations To SCOTUS: Uneven Marriage Laws Are Burdening Our Business

Thirty major corporations have filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to hear AFER’s challenge of Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban. On the list: Amazon, CBS, Deutsche Bank, eBay, Intel, General Electric, Levi Strauss, Nike, Oracle, Pfizer, Staples, Target, and Viacom. In general, the brief argues that the nation’s uneven patchwork of marriage laws places an undue burden on corporations. …

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Free Viagra For The Unemployed

If being jobless has you down, Pfizer wants to perk you up. Pfizer Inc. says it will provide 70 of its most widely prescribed prescription drugs — including Lipitor and Viagra — for free to people who have lost their jobs and health insurance. The world’s biggest drugmaker said Thursday it will give away the medicines for up to a …

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Pfizer Licenses HIV Med To Non-Profit

Interesting news from Pfizer today: A new Pfizer Inc. HIV drug will soon be reformulated in an effort to prevent the transmission of the virus, offering a faint ray of hope in an arena littered with disappointments. The New York drug maker is expected to announce today that it will license its new medicine, Selzentry, to a nonprofit that investigates …

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FDA Approves New HIV Med

Pfizer announced today that the FDA has approved its new HIV drug Selzentry (maraviroc). The drug is the first of a new class of HIV drugs to be approved in ten years. Selzentry is intended for patients who have the HIV-1 strain of the virus and are already resistant to multiple HIV drugs. Selzentry is the first in a class …

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AHF Ramps Up Attack On Pfizer

AIDS Healthcare Foundation sued Pfizer yesterday, saying that ads for Viagra are misleading and encourage the recreational use of the drug. This move by AHF follows up last month’s anti-Pfizer ad campaign. The lawsuit seeks to force Pfizer to suspend its advertising for Viagra and to start a public information campaign on the dangers of using the drug. I continue …

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