Recent Pfizer Press Releases

  • 3/14/17 5:00 am EDT

    Zavicefta™ Launches Address Urgent Medical Need for New Antibiotics

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. today announced that Zavicefta, a novel combination antibiotic for the treatment of patients with certain confirmed or suspected Gram-negative bacterial infections requiring hospitalization, is now available in the U.K. and Germany. Pfizer expects to launch Zavicefta in additional markets outside the U.S. throughout 2017 and 2018. Zavicefta was developed in response to the urgent medical need for new antibiotics for difficult-to-more...
  • 3/6/17 8:30 am EST
    • Post-hoc Analyses from the ARISTOTLE Trial Featured in Late-Breaker and Poster Sessions
    • Real-World Data Analyses Include Database Reviews of U.S. Medicare Patient Population
    PRINCETON, N.J. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that eight abstracts have been accepted for presentation at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 66th Annual Scientific Session, taking place March 17-19 in Washington, D.C. In addition to post-hoc analyses from the pivotal Phase 3 ARISTOTLE (Apixaban for Reduction In STroke and Other ThromboemboLic Events in Atrial Fibrillation) trial, the Bristol-more...
  • 2/28/17 6:53 pm EST
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced the pricing of a debt offering consisting of four tranches of notes: €1,250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of floating rate notes due 2019 €1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 0.000% notes due 2020 €1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 0.250% notes due 2022 €750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 1.000% notes due 2027 Interest on themore...
  • 2/28/17 10:00 am EST
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. invites investors and the general public to view and listen to a webcast of a presentation by John Young, Group President, Pfizer Essential Health, at the Cowen and Company 37th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 11:20 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. To view and listen to the webcast, visit our web site at www.pfizer.com and click on the “Cowen and Company 37th Annual Healthcare Conference” link inmore...
  • 2/24/17 1:09 pm EST
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced the pricing of $1,065,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.20% notes due 2047. This offering is expected to be sold to professional institutional investors in Taiwan, with application to be made to list the notes on the Taipei Exchange. Pfizer intends to use the net offering proceeds for general corporate purposes, including to repay a portion of its outstanding commercial papermore...
  • 2/23/17 4:15 pm EST
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. today announced the election of Ronald E. Blaylock to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Blaylock was also appointed to the Corporate Governance and Science and Technology Committees of Pfizer’s Board. Mr. Blaylock, 57, is the Founder, Managing Partner of GenNx360 Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in industrial and business services companies in the U.S. middle market, since 2006.more...
  • 2/21/17 8:00 am EST

    Application Requests Approval for the Treatment of Relapsed or Refractory Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Adults

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that a Biologics License Application (BLA) for inotuzumab ozogamicin has been accepted for filing and granted Priority Review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Inotuzumab ozogamicin is being evaluated for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Inotuzumab ozogamicin received Breakthrough Therapy designation frommore...
  • 2/17/17 12:00 pm EST

    Pfizer in partnership with Celltrion Healthcare presents new data for INFLECTRA in Crohn’s disease

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Data announced jointly today by Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and Celltrion Healthcare, at the 12th Congress of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO), showed that for patients with moderate-to-severe Crohn’s disease (CD), treatment with INFLECTRA (infliximab CT-P13) has similar efficacy and safety to treatment with REMICADE (infliximab).1 The randomized 54 week clinical trial (RCT)2 in 214 patients met its primary end pointmore...
  • 2/16/17 8:00 am EST
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today top-line results from ORAL Strategy, a Phase 3B/4 study of XELJANZ® (tofacitinib citrate) 5mg twice daily (BID) in the treatment of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). ORAL Strategy is the first trial to compare a JAK inhibitor as monotherapy or in combination with methotrexate (MTX) versus adalimumab (Humira) plus MTX in MTX inadequate responders using ACR50 at Month 6 as the primary endpoint.more...
  • 2/9/17 8:30 am EST

    Logan Levkoff, Ph.D., addresses tough topics for those living with rheumatoid arthritis on Arthritis.com

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nationally-recognized relationship expert and author, Logan Levkoff, Ph.D., has partnered with Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) to fill a void in information available to people living with chronic diseases: relationship advice. Levkoff will address the topics of relationships and intimacy for those living with a chronic condition, like rheumatoid arthritis (RA), on the newly re-launched Arthritis.com site. The website is a place where people living withmore...