Johnson & Johnson's 3 Most Promising Drugs

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There's no bigger or broader a health care firm on the markets than Johnson & Johnson . This medical giant sells everything from orthopedic devices to bandages, but it's J&J's top-of-the-line pharmaceuticals that get Wall Street really excited. No other industry has the power to delight -- or disappoint -- like the pharmaceutical industry, and for Johnson & Johnson's drug business, it's done more of the former over the past.

With the patent cliff hitting sales across the industry, however, let's take a look ahead. Which of J&J's drugs have the most promise for the future, and which will investors across health care be talking about for years to come? In the video below, Motley Fool contributor Dan Carroll takes you through three of J&J's most exciting young and developing pharmaceuticals -- and what you can expect from these blossoming stars.

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