Merck 1st-Quarter Profit Jumps 12 Pct.

Merck 1st-Quarter Profit Jumps 12 Pct.

There are 3 comments on the Bucks County Courier Times story from Apr 19, 2007, titled Merck 1st-Quarter Profit Jumps 12 Pct.. In it, Bucks County Courier Times reports that:

Merck & Co. said Thursday its first-quarter profit jumped 12 percent, with the drugmaker crediting higher sales and one-time gains from product divestitures. via Bucks County Courier Times

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Chennai, India

#1 Apr 30, 2007

New York, NY

#4 Sep 20, 2012
Merck has a line of various drug treatments that may have contributed greatly to their sales, it may be no surprise that their profits will skyrocket by leaps and bounds by the end of the year. As the initial developer and innovator of Fosamax, the first bone loss drug, one can only imagine how the pioneering antiresorptive medication may have impacted the pharmaceutical firm in sales. However, as Merck has been gaining, many patients have also been reported to be experiencing losses in health. Visit for additional for comprehensive and current information.

San Jose, CA

#5 Feb 8, 2013
In 2004, the Food and Drug Administration reviewed the safety of bisphosphonates and concluded that osteonecrosis of the jaw could be a risk for the class of drugs as a whole, not just those that are administered intravenously. The agency asked manufacturers to amend drug labels to acknowledge that there have been reports of jawbone death in patients taking the drugs. If you want to know more about bone health and related injuries, visit for more information.

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