Combined Pfizer/Wyeth heads towards the top in Japan
This article was originally published in Scrip
Pfizer and Wyeth expect to complete the legal merger of their operations in Japan in the first half of next year, at which time the combined operation will become one of the top prescription drug companies in Japan.
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