Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in Hyderabad

This city in Telangana is renowned across India for its delicacies, heritage, and architecture. Interestingly, it is also home to some of the leading pharmaceutical companies in India. Although there are a lot of pharmaceutical companies in Hyderabad, almost all of them are active ingredients producers.

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Sri Krishna Pharmaceuticals

Sri Krishna Pharmaceuticals Profile

This company was established by Dr. V.V. Subba Reddy in 1974, and it began life by producing acetaminophen (paracetamol). In the period of next six years, Sri Krishna pharmaceuticals had already built three manufacturing plants, and in 1980, it became India’s first private pharmaceutical to produce folic acid. In the early 2000s, it acquired Arandy Labs, which allowed Sri Krishna Pharmaceuticals to start the production of anti-diabetic medicines. During the same time, Sri Krishna Pharmaceuticals received many certifications, not only from the Indian government but from other institutions like Food and Drug Administration as well. Sri Krishna Pharmaceuticals specializes in the production of active ingredients, but it also produce finished dosage forms.

Headquarters: Hyderabad, Telangana

Popular Products: Acetaminophen and Aspirin

Rakshit Drugs

Rakshit Drugs profile

Founded in 2000, Rakshit Drugs is one of the best active ingredient-producing companies in Hyderabad. In addition to supplying products to Indian pharmaceutical companies, Rakshit Drugs also sells its products in the United States, Europe, Japan, and a majority of Asian countries. Despite being relatively new in the pharmaceutical industry, it became the largest producer of sildenafil citrate in India. It has four manufacturing plants in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Headquarters: Hyderabad, Telangana

Popular Products: Sildenafil Citrate and Pantoprazole

Glochem Industries Limited

Glochem Industries Limited

Glochem Industries Limited was incorporated in 1996, and just six years after that, it was approved by the World Health Organization’s Good Manufacturing Practice. Following that, Glochem Industries Limited expanded its business network internationally by selling products in Europe and Canada. In 2006, it began the production of a calcium channel blocker, amlodipine besylate, which is one of its best-selling products. In 2016, Glochem Industries sold one of its manufacturing facilities in Andhra Pradesh to Torrent pharmaceuticals.

Headquarters: Hyderabad, Telangana

Popular Product: Amlodipine Besylate

SMS Pharmaceuticals 

SMS Pharmaceuticals profile

Being a global supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients, SMS Pharmaceuticals has one of the best manufacturing facilities in Hyderabad. It was founded in 1990 with a single manufacturing plant; however, it has presently become a multi-facility company. With over 1,000 employees working for this company, it was awarded the India Pharma Bulk Drug Company of the Year Award in 2015.

Headquarters: Hyderabad, Telangana

Popular Products: Lanoconazole and Zolmitriptan

Gland Pharma Limited

Gland Pharma Limited profile

With conducting business in 60 different countries, Gland Pharma Limited is one of the fastest-growing pharmaceutical companies in India. It was established in 1978 by P. V. N. Raju, and it primarily functions on a business-to-business basis. Although its highest selling products are sterile injectables, it also produces medicines for cancer and eye treatment. In addition to the mentioned products, it also produces peptides, long-acting injectables, and suspensions. They are also constantly researching molecules of different compounds to develop efficient drugs.

Headquarters: Hyderabad, Telangana

Popular Products: Heplock and Glantrax

Biological E. Limited

Biological E. Limited profile

This company was established by Dr. D. V. K Raju in 1953 to produce extracts and anti-coagulants. The idea behind these products was to provide the public of India with affordable treatment options for various diseases. Since Dr. Raju wanted India to be a self-sustained nation, he led the company to become the first private pharmaceutical company to produce vaccines in 1962. Its first vaccine was against tetanus in the form of a serum. In addition to vaccines, it also produces generic injectables.

Headquarters: Hyderabad, Telangana

Popular Product: Corbevax

Natco Pharma Limited

Natco Pharma Limited limited

Natco Pharma Limited was established in 1981 with a total of 20 employees, and within one year after its incorporation, it sold $60,000 worth of medicines. Following that, two more facilities were established in Telangana. While all the facilities were producing active pharmaceutical ingredients, Natco Pharma Limited opened a finished dosage facility in Uttarakhand in 2006. Natco Pharma Limited went global in 2007 and just two years after that its turnover crossed $1 million.

Headquarters: Hyderabad, Telangana

Popular Products: Hepcinat and Sorafenat

Vance & Health Pharmaceuticals

Vance & Health Pharmaceuticals profile

Vance & Health Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1999 by a businessman and philanthropist, Sekhar Rao Imadabathuni. Although this company started by producing just a single active ingredient, presently, it produces 300 drugs with different combinations, and they primarily produce therapeutics. In addition to supplying their products in India, they also have a great business network in central America. Although their headquarters are in Hyderabad, their manufacturing plant is located in Uttrakhand.

Headquarters: Hyderabad, Telangana

Popular Products: Floxin and Anafil

Lee Pharma Limited

Lee Pharma Limited produces intermediate chemicals, active pharmaceutical ingredients, semi-finished dosage forms, and finished dosage forms. Since the establishment of this company in 1997, its primary focus is to provide cost-effective products to its clients that are all around the world. Lee Pharma has been approved by Food and Drug Administration, European Good Manufacturing Practice, and the World Health Organization’s Good Manufacturing Practice.

Headquarters: Hyderabad, Telangana

Popular Products: Ticagrelor and Pregabalin

Spansules Pharmatech Private Limited

This company was incorporated in 2000, and it was enlisted among the leading pellet manufacturers in India. It is approved by the World Health Organization’s Good Manufacturing Practice. Spansules Pharmatech produces drugs for a wide range of conditions like gastrointestinal issues, cardiovascular diseases, and respiratory disorders. Additionally, it also produces vitamins and supplements.

Headquarters: Hyderabad, Telangana

Popular Products: Venlafaxine and Nitroglycerin

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