A new Rx Price Watch report examines the strategies reportedly used by Pfizer to try to maintain revenue and market share for its popular anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor as its patent expired. Pfizer's tactics raise important concerns for consumers and publicly funded programs like Medicare.
Deals between brand-name drugmakers and their generic drug competitors that keep cheaper products off the market might illegally prevent competition, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 17.
If you owned the bestselling prescription drug of all time and its patent was about to expire, how would you prepare for competition from generic drugs?
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