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- n. a company that makes and sells pharmaceuticals
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Disclosures in Switzerland and Delaware by Eli Lilly & Co. show the Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical company carried out many of the steps for a tax-free importation of foreign cash after its roughly $6 billion purchase of ImClone Systems Inc. in 2008.
However, a pharmaceutical company that works to improve poor peoples access to drugs in the long termby, for instance, taking drugs off patent as quickly as possibleis a true corporate philanthropist.
It was eventually produced by a Japanese pharmaceutical company using a gene-splicing technique and sold in large quantities at health food stores all over America.
In 1991, Maurice Hilleman, who was at the time working as an advisor to the pharmaceutical company Merck, warned in a confidential memo that there had not been sufficient safety studies done on thimerosal.
This study was funded by Pfizer, a pharmaceutical company whose own drugs, according to the Merck Manual guidelines, are not considered effective against severe depression when used alone.