Pliva Pills Indenification

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Seven Essential Facts about Pliva Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

  • PLIVA is the largest pharmaceutical company in Southern Europe, based in Zagreb, Croatia. PLIVA is the leading pharmaceutical company which operates in over 30 countries worldwide.

  • The company was founded in 1921.

  • PLIVA specializes in the development, production and distribution of generic pharmaceutical products and active pharmaceutical ingredients.

  • Azithromycin, one of the best selling antibiotics, was discovered by PLIVA pharmacologists in 1980. They started distributing it under the trade name Sumamed in 1988. Since 1991, the medication has been marketed under the trade name Zithromax by Pfitzer all over Western Europe and the USA.

  • In 1997 - 2007, PLIVA acquired a number of pharmaceutical companies in Europe and the US, including Dominion (UK), AWD.pharma (Germany), and Sidmak (US).

  • In 2007, the company was acquired by Barr Laboratories Europe B.V. (Barr Europe), a subsidiary of Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Barr), based in New Jersey, the US. Nevertheless, PLIVA has preserved its original name.

  • In 2008, Barr Pharmaceuticals was acquired by TEVA, the largest generic drug manufacturer in the world which became PLIVA's new owner. Now both Barr (Barr Laboratories) PLIVA are sub-divisions of Teva Pharmaceuticals, headquartered in Petah Tikva, Israel.

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