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  1. Wyeth, Andrew Wyethnoun

    United States painter (born in 1917)


  1. Wyeth

    Wyeth, LLC was an American pharmaceutical company. The company was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1860 as John Wyeth and Brother. It was later known, in the early 1930s, as American Home Products, before being renamed to Wyeth in 2002. Its headquarters moved to Collegeville, Pennsylvania and Madison, New Jersey, before they were consolidated with Pfizer's in New York City after the 2009 merger. Most of Wyeth's pharmaceutical assets were acquired by Pfizer in 2009, while its infant and maternal nutrition business was acquired by Nestlé in 2012. Wyeth manufactured over-the-counter drugs (OTCs) Robitussin and the analgesic Advil (ibuprofen) as well as prescription drugs Premarin and Effexor.


  1. wyeth

    Wyeth was a pharmaceutical company based in the United States, known for its production of over-the-counter drugs and medical devices. It was founded in 1860 and was later acquired by Pfizer in 2009. The company was responsible for developing various well-known drugs such as Advil and Robitussin, and vaccines including Prevnar for pneumonia. At the time of its acquisition, Wyeth was one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies.


  1. Wyeth

    Wyeth, formerly one of the companies owned by American Home Products Corporation, was a pharmaceutical company. The company was based in Madison, New Jersey, USA. They were known for manufacturing the over-the-counter drugs Robitussin and the analgesic Advil, as well as the prescription drugs Premarin and Effexor, which both boast over US$3 billion in sales annually. On January 23, 2009 The Wall Street Journal reported that Pfizer was in talks to buy Wyeth at a cost of US$68 billion. On January 25, Pfizer agreed to the purchase, a deal financed with cash, shares and loans. The deal was completed on October 15, 2009.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. WYETH

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wyeth is ranked #34758 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Wyeth surname appeared 650 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Wyeth.

    96.1% or 625 total occurrences were White.
    1.5% or 10 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.7% or 5 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wyeth in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wyeth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    We are pleased to have finalized the agreement to resolve these cases, which involve historic conduct that occurred at least 10 years ago, before we acquired Wyeth, the resolution of these claims reflects our desire to put these historic cases behind us and to focus on the needs of patients.

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