About Pfizer IncPfizer Inc., the maker of Lipitor®, is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, marketing many of the best-known consumer brands.
Based in New York City, Pfizer Inc. develops and manufactures prescription medications for both humans and animals, as well as non-prescription health care products.
Pfizer's mission is to improve the quality of life of people around the world and to help them enjoy longer, healthier and more productive lives.
Among Pfizer's best-known brands are Liptor®, the cholesterol-lowering drug, and Viagra®, for treating erectile dysfunction, and Diflucan®, for yeast infections.
Pfizer's notable health care products include Visine®, Sudafed®, Rolaids® and Listerine®.
More than 50 years ago, Pfizer pioneered the mass production of penicillin and help usher in the modern pharmaceutical era.
Today, the company spends more than $7 billion annually on research and employs more than 12,000 scientists in developing new medicines, many of them in such vital areas as treatment for cancer, arthritis and osteoporosis.
Pfizer's Web site, http://www.pfizer.com, includes a variety of resources and online publications to help consumers make better health care choices.
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