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The Pharmaceutical Industry: Why Your Drugs Cost So Much

This is a brief overview of the entire pharmaceutical industry. It includes an examination of the financial records of 14 of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies over an 11 year period
“…went over records of 14 of these major pharmaceutical companies, going back 11 years 2003 to 2013…$4.44 Trillion in Revenue…$735 Billion on research…$1.3 Trillion on marketing…their profits, $853 Billion…”

Top 5 Vaccine Companies by Revenue – 2012


  • Sanofi
  • Merck
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Pfizer
  • Novartis

Top 10 best-selling vaccines of 2013
May 29, 2014
The vaccine market has long been dominated by the Big 3-
– Sanofi ($SNY)
– Merck ($MRK)
– GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK)
-with Pfizer ($PFE) and Novartis ($NVS) trailing the trio on the list of revenue-generators. But things are changing at the top.

List of vaccine Companies by location