Humans sometimes fall ill due to a lot of factors. These factors could either be natural or man made. Once a human falls ill, there is the need to nurse him/her back to health which could be challenging and must be undertaken carefully. This is because if an illness is not properly managed, it could get worse and in some cases lead to death. In the olden days, herbs were used to treat people who were ill. With time however, pharmaceutical companies sprang up who convert this herbs into tablets and syrups as well as sell and distribute this products till it is able to get to individuals who need them.
Top Pharmaceutical Companies in Nigeria:
(in no particular order)
Swiss Pharma Nigeria Limited
Swiss Pharma Nigeria Limited also known as Swipha manufactures, markets, and distributes pharmaceutical products that meet international standards.
Fidson Healthcare are into the production of drugs and formulations across different pharmaceutical segments. Their wide range of pharmaceutical products include chemotherapy, analgesics, nutraceuticals, psychiatry, haematinics, anti diabetic and cardiovascular.
Emzor is one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies and has its presence in Nigeria. Founded in 1984, they manufacture high quality pharmaceutical products and medical consumables
GlaxoSmithKline is also one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. And with its presence in Nigeria, they are committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.
May & Baker Nigeria Plc
Founded on September 4, 1944, May & Baker Nigeria Plc prides itself as Nigeria’s first pharmaceutical company. it built its factory at Ikeja where it began local manufacturing of pharmaceuticals
Mopson Pharmaceutical Limited
Mopson Pharmaceutical Limited was founded in 1977 and is currently chaired by Dr. Michael Oyebanjo Paul. The mission of of Mopson Pharmaceutical is to provide affordable, high quality, essential pharmaceutical products and services that meet customers’ expectation, thus, ensuring their satisfaction. They supply pharmaceutical products to a government hospitals, industrial clinics as well as private hospitals in Nigeria amongst others.
Chemiron International Limited
Chemiron International Limited was founded in 1987 and has been able to develop over time to become a household brand in Nigeria. Their commitment and business purpose is to provide a medium of healthcare, which is quite simply, superior in quality and delivers real health value to their consumers. Their products include Blood nourishing tonics and blood nourishing capsules.
Olex Pharmaceuticals have gained many years’ experience over time in the sales of pharmaceutical products in Nigeria. They are a major distributors and wholesalers of quality pharmacy products. They have links with a lot of manufacturers of quality drugs.
Zolon health Ltd are involved in the manufacturing, marketing, sales, management and distribution of qualitative healthcare products. The vision of the healthcare is leadership in the provision of intelligent solutions to the healthcare needs of our stakeholders.
New Height Pharmaceuticals
New Height Pharmaceuticals was founded in 2004. Their services include diagnostic of pharmaceuticals, consulting services, wholesale and distribution of pharmaceutical products.
Neros Pharmaceutical Ltd is a pharmaceutical company which is experiencing a rapid growth. They engage in the manufacture, importation, marketing and distribution of pharmacy products.