Top Pharmaceutical Company In India

India has one of the biggest pharmaceutical drug markets in the world. In terms of volume, India exports 20% of drugs globally and stands at a 13th position in the Pharmaceutical industry. We are the largest manufacturing, supplying, exporting countries of generic medicines in the world. The image of the Indian Pharmaceutical sector and the quality of medicines are improving day by day because of a change in the economic and political position of India.

Here are the top 10 pharmaceutical companies in India.

(1). Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited:

Sun Pharma was founded in 1983 by Dilip Shanghvi. The headquarters of the company is based in Mumbai (Maharashtra). It has a vast and high-quality therapeutic segment of more than 3000 molecules which include psychiatry, anti-infectives, neurology, cardiology, orthopaedic, diabetology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, nephrology, urology, dermatology, gynaecology, respiratory, oncology, dental and Nutritionals

Besides active Pharma drugs, it also provides services for

  • Formulations
  • Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API)
  • Over the counter (OTC)
  • Antiretrovirals (ARVs)

(2). Aurobindo Pharma

It was established in 1986 and its key business segments are APIs, Formulations and Packaging. Aurobindo Pharma sells over 300 products in over 125 countries. About 35% of sales are generated through APIs and About 65% of the company’s revenue are generated from formulations business, of which 63% of formulation sales comes from the United States.

(3). Lupin

Lupin was founded by Dr. Desh Bandhu an associate professor of BITS Mumbai Pilani in Rajasthan. Lupin was established in 1968 and today it is India’s leading and among the top pharmaceutical companies. It is one of the fast-growing and trusted brands in oncology, cardiology, gastroenterology, central nervous system, anti-infective, anti-asthma and diabetology therapies.

Lupin specializes in the following categories:

  • APIs (Active Pharma Ingredients)
  • Generics
  • Branded Formulations
  • Biotechnology
  • Novel Drug Discovery
  • Advanced Drug Delivery Systems

(4). CIPLA

Incorporated in 1935 by Dr. K.A. Hamied. The company is a therapy leader in India for anti-malarial, with a market share of over 34%. Cipla ranked at India’s fourth-largest pharmaceuticals company based on its overall revenue.

(5). Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories was founded in 1984, headquartered in Hyderabad. The company manufactures and supplies a wide range of Pharma drugs in India and overseas. It has over 190 medications, 60 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for drug manufacturing, diagnostic kits, critical care, and biotechnology products.

(6). Zydus Cadila Healthcare Limited

The company was established in 1952. Cadila provides total healthcare solutions ranging comprises formulations, active pharmaceutical ingredients and animal healthcare products and wellness products.

(7). Intas

Incorporated in 1984, Intas has 13 big commercialized biosimilars which includes Docetaxel & Paclitaxel. Intas continues its R&D efforts in chronic disease areas such as oncology (cancer), rheumatology, auto-immune, nephrology, ophthalmology and plasma-derived product based therapies. The company has 14 formulation manufacturing facilities, out of which seven are located in India, and others are in the U.K. and Mexico.

(8). Glenmark Pharma Limited

The company was established in 1977. Glenmark is an innovative and research-driven organization focused on discovering novel molecules and developing high-quality generics for people all around the globe. With a focused approach and its innovative process, Glenmark has achieved robust growth. The company has been playing to play a vital role in the therapeutic areas of dermatology, respiratory and oncology.

(9). Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited

The company was founded in 1959. Torrent Pharma has been engaged in manufacturing, trade and marketing of branded and generic formulations. At present, the company consumes most of the APIs manufactured in its facility, and a a small fraction is sold to the external consumers. Besides manufacturing, Torrent Pharma has also been engaged in the contract manufacturing of formulations for major pharmaceutical companies. For the last fifteen years, Torrent Pharmaceuticals has been manufacturing Insulin for Novo Nordisk Indian operations.

(10). ManKind Pharma Limited

ManKind Pharma Limited was establisehd in 1995. The company has been engaged in manufacturing a wide range of products which covers – Antibiotic, Antifungal, NSAIDs, Gastrointestinal, Anthelmintic, Cardiovascular, Dermal, Erectile Dysfunction, and several other categories.

This is the list of top 10 Pharmaceutical companies in India. Besides these, there are also many big Pharma companies performing great in terms of revenue and gaining trust of the people.