Pfizer Inc.Pfizer Inc. is a global pharmaceutical company, with headquarters in New York, New York, USA. They make the number-one selling drug Lipitor (used to lower blood cholesterol); the oral antifungal medication Diflucan, the long-acting antibiotic Zithromax and the well-known impotence drug Viagra.
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Bjork-Shiley Heart Valve
Pfizer produced the Bjork-Shiley heart valve. Approximately 500 people died when defective valves failed and, in 1994, the United States ruled against Pfizer for ~$200200,000,000.
Patients' Rights Legislation
Pfizer proposed a ban on all lawsuits against manufacturers of body implant parts which was proposed in the United States Congress as part of the Tort Reform.
Corporate website, http://www.pfizer.com/