Excess in the pharmaceutical industry

Angell, Marcia
December 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/7/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 12, p1451
Academic Journal
Discusses issues concerning excess profits in the pharmaceutical industry as of December 7, 2004. Performance of pharmaceutical companies in the U.S. in 2002; Percentage of the profit margin of sales of Pfizer Inc.; Factors which lead to excess profits in the pharmaceutical industry.


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