Recent Examples of pharma from the Web
Opana ER is also just one of the ADF versions of opioids on the market that turned older drugs into new profit centers for pharma companies.
Founded in 1864, Gerresheimer acquired its current plant in Chicago Heights in 1999 and has served major pharma companies such as Bayer and Pfizer.
The state, which leads the country in opioid deaths, is suing five pharma companies because of the epidemic.
But the tactics that made him a household name underscore some of pharma's most controversial pricing and business practices.
Evidence has grown that pharma companies helped fuel the nation’s addiction and overdose crisis with sales of powerful painkillers, prompting calls for an overhaul.
The low corporate tax rate of 12.5%, plus a generous range of specialized concessions, have made Ireland a magnet for U.S. tech and pharma multinationals looking for headquarters overseas.
The saga of the $2-million-dollar, single-copy Wu-Tang Clan album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin and its unholy buyer—big-pharma Patrick Bateman wannabe Martin Shkreli—is now a year-and-a-half old.
Jessica Ziegler, a 32-year-old mother of three young children, works for a pharma research company and is a member of Indivisible, Pave it Blue, and LMRC.
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Origin and Etymology of pharma
First Known Use: 1992See Words from the same year
medical Definition of pharma
- But the rate at which pharmas have grown in size pales beside the acceleration of relevant scientific knowledge during the same period.
- —Science, 13 Apr. 2001
- Another issue pharma will face is an even more cost-conscious consumer as a result of insurers continuing to pass on additional costs to their members.
- —Shaun Urban, Medical Marketing and Media, February 2011
- The Medicare prescription drug benefit enacted in 2003, and scheduled to go into effect in 2006, promises a windfall for big pharma since it forbids the government from negotiating prices.
- —Marcia Angell, The New York Review of Books, 15 July 2004
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