Nightly News | December 19, 2011
>>> as you may know the big topic in health care among doctors and patients these days has been lipitor coming out in a generic form. it's the biggest selling drug in the world. we learned today pfizer, the company that makes it, has seen its sales cut in half in a week with the generic on the market. costs about a third of the brand name. lipitor brought in $13 billion last year. it's the big ticket drug.