American Home Products and Warner-Lambert in merger rumour:
This article was originally published in Clinica
American Home Products and Warner-Lambert are in talks concerning a possible $65 billion merger, according to the Wall Street Journal. Although predominantly a drugs company, Warner-Lambert has some interests in medical device distribution and diagnostic development. American Home Products left the medical devices sector when it sold Sherwood-Davis & Geck to Tyco in 1998.
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