Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



This item is printed to order. Items which are printed to order are normally despatched and charged within 5-10 days.

Published: 23 January 2014

240 Pages | 22 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199737680

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AU)

Blockbuster Drugs

The Rise and Fall of the Pharmaceutical Industry

Jie Jack Li

  • Several in-depth case studies of "blockbuster drugs," such as Claritin, Prilosec, Nexium, Plavix, and Ambien
  • Presents a timely survey of the pharmaceutical industry as it faces the aftermath of the "patent cliff"
  • Readable, as it intertwines historical drug discovery stories with the human drama that came with them

Also of Interest