Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Announce U.S. FDA Approval of ELIQUIS® (apixaban)
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http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20121228:nBw285477a PRINCETON, N.J. & NEW YORK--(Business Wire)-- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ELIQUIS® (apixaban). Please see full Prescribing Information including BOXED WARNING and Medication Guide available at www.bms.com. Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer will provide additional information on the FDA approval of Eliquis in a separate press release, to be issued next week. About Bristol-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. For more information, please visit http://www.bms.com or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/bmsnews. Pfizer Inc.: Working together for a healthier world At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacturing of medicines for people and animals. Our diversified global health care portfolio includes human and animal biologic and small molecule medicines and vaccines, as well as many of the world`s best-known consumer products. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time. Consistent with our responsibility as the world`s leading biopharmaceutical company, we also collaborate with health care providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world. For more than 150 years, Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on us. Bristol-Myers Squibb Media: Laura Hortas, 609-240-7025 Laura.email@example.com or Investors: Ranya Dajani, 609-252-5330 Ranya.Dajani@bms.com or Ryan Asay, 609-252-5020 Ryan.Asay@bms.com or Pfizer Inc. Media: MacKay Jimeson, 212-733-2324 MacKay.Jimeson@pfizer.com or Investors: Suzanne Harnett, 212-733-8009 Suzanne.Harnett@pfizer.com Copyright Business Wire 2012