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Industry: Pharmaceutical

Merck makes medicines for a number of maladies, from stuffy noses and asthma to hypertension and arthritis. The pharmaceutical giant’s top prescription drugs include asthma medication Singulair, anti-inflammatory Remicade, diabetes drug Januvia, hypertension fighters Cozaar and Hyzaar, and cholesterol combatants Vytorin and Zetia. In addition, Merck makes animal health pharmaceuticals, as well as childhood and adult vaccines for such diseases as measles, mumps, hepatitis, and shingles. The company’s OTC drug and personal care offerings include Claritin allergy pills and Dr. Scholl’s foot care products.


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