ALTANA Inc Company Profile

12:18 EDT 1st October 2014 | BioPortfolio

ALTANA Inc. is the parent corporation for four New York based divisions of ALTANA Pharma AG: E. Fougera & Company, Savage Laboratories, PharmaDerm and Pharmaderm Animal Health. ALTANA Pharma AG, an international pharmaceutical company, is headquartered in Konstanz, Germany.
E. Fougera & Company is our generic drug division (www.fougera.com), which primarily produces prescription and OTC preparations for dermatologic and ophthalmic applications. Fougera has been in business for more than 155 years, entering the generic market in 1966. Through experience, broad technical ability and single-minded dedication, Fougera has set the standard for quality, dependability and value. Today, as a result of this, Fougera is the largest manufacturer of a wide range of multi-source topicals and ophthalmics in both prescription and over-the-counter dosage forms.

At PharmaDerm (www.pharmaderm.com) , we serve dermatologists, and put all of our energy into developing new solutions in the field. We have recently expanded our product line to include the well known branded items CutivateÒ and OxistatÒ.

Pharmaderm Animal Health, our veterinary division (www.pharmadermah.com) produces a variety of ophthalmic and dermatologic preparations for animal care. The majority of items produced by Pharmaderm AH are prescription drugs, which can only be dispensed by licensed veterinarians. Pharmaderm AH has been dedicated to serving the needs of the veterinary professionals for over 30 years. Our products are marketed through veterinary distributor partners located throughout the United States. All Pharmaderm Animal Health products are intended for use in small non-food bearing animals, cats and dogs.

ALTANA Inc. also markets and sells Savage Laboratories products (www.savagelabs.com), which focus on emergency care products. The primary products promoted to hospital emergency medicine departments are the life and limb saving product CroFabTM - Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine) and DigiFab® - Digoxin Immune Fab (Ovine) used to treat digoxin toxicity.


Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Konstanz, Germany, ALTANA Pharma AG (www.altanapharma.com), our Parent company, recognized the value of foreign markets to the growth of their business and the company established its U.S. subsidiary, ALTANA Inc, in 1963. While Germany is the largest single market for ALTANA Pharma AG, the company recognizes that the future lies in foreign markets, particularly the United States and Canada. ALTANA Pharma AG is represented by subsidiaries in Europe, the Americas and Asia. ALTANA Pharma concentrates on innovative pharmaceutical products in therapeutics, imaging (contrast media) and OTC medication. Therapeutics, the most important business area, is based on prescription drugs for gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases.


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