serendipitous reflections

Friday, December 17, 2004

Drug risk

Pfizer found that Celebrex causes an increase in the risk of heart attacks and stroke. But don't worry, they don't plan on taking their top-seller off the market. (Markup for Celebrex: Consumer price $130.27, Cost of general active ingredients $0.60, Percent markup 21,712%. Although I trust the source, I wish they referenced where they got their numbers...)


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