The Top 10 global, Pharmaceutical Companies.

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One of the most frequently asked questions in the medical community is:

“Who are the biggest players in the global pharmaceuticals market?”

The global pharmaceuticals market, estimated to be USD $1,114 billion in 2015, makes pharmaceutical companies some of the biggest financial players in global markets. The majority of these companies based in the United States and Europe, serving a multi-national market.

Despite the bad press that big pharmaceutical often gets, especially within the US, it is difficult to ignore the massive impacts this industry has on GDP, as well as the everyday impact of the average American family.

The top-10 pharmaceutical companies are estimated to have held over 30% of this market in 2015.

With this in mind, we have compiled a list of the top 10 global pharmaceuticals companies, based on their sales revenues.

1) Pfizer
Head Office: New York, New York

Rx Sales: $43,112 million

Founded: 1849

Top selling drugs: Prevnar 13, Lyrica, Enbrel

2) Novartis
Head Office: Basel, Switzerland

Rx Sales: $42,467 million

Founded: 1996

Top selling drugs: Gleevec, Gilenya, Lucentis

3) Hoffman-La Roche
Head Office: Basel, Switzerland

Rx Sales: $38,733 million

Founded: 1896

Top selling drugs: Rituxan, Avastin, Herceptin

4) Merck and Co
Head Office: Kenilworth, New Jersey

Rx Sales: $35,244 million

Founded: 1891

Top selling drugs: Januvia, Zetia, Janumet

5) Sanofi
Head Office: Paris, France

Rx Sales: $34,896 million

Founded: 2004

Top selling drugs: Lantus, Plavix, Lovenox

6) Gilead Sciences
Head Office: Foster city, California

Rx Sales: $32,151 million

Founded: 1988

Top selling drugs: Harvoni, Sovaldi, Truvada

7) Johnson and Johnson
Head Office: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Rx Sales: $29,864 million

Founded: 1886

Top selling drugs: Remicade, Stelara, Zytiga

8) GlaxoSmithKline
Head Office: Brentford, England

Rx Sales: $27,051 million

Founded: 2000

Top selling drugs: Seretide/Advair, Pediarix, Triumeq

9) AstraZeneca
Head Office: London, England

Rx Sales: $23,264 million

Founded: 1999

Top selling drugs: Crestor, Symbicort, Nexium

10) -AbbVie
Head Office: North Chicago, Illinois

Rx Sales: $22,724 million

Founded: 2013

Top selling drugs: Humira, Viekira Pak, Lupron

*The information for this evaluation was originally compiled by Evaluate Ltd via its ‘EvaluatePharma®’ for the year ending 2015.

Sources:

www.evaluate.com Evaluate Ltd via its EvaluatePharma®
https://healthcare.globaldata.com/
www.wikipedia.com