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Pfizer UK

Last updated: 01.06.2015

Address: Pfizer Limited, Walto Oaks, Tadworth, Surrey, KT20 7NS, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1304 616161


Company description

In June 2000, the US parent company, Pfizer Inc, merged with pharmaceutical company Warner Lambert to create a ‘new’ Pfizer. In the UK, this made Pfizer Ltd a market leader in Consumer Healthcare.

In April 2001, Pfizer Ltd received its sixth Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The award was made for innovation in the discovery and development of Viagra (sildenafil), used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. The medicine, discovered at Pfizer’s Sanwich laboratories, was also awarded ‘Millennium Status’ by the UK Design Council, recognising it as one of the country’s most innovative products.

In 2002, Pfizer’s sales and marketing functions were relocated to new offices at Walton Oaks in Surrey. The innovative buildings, which won a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) for its design, became the headquasrters for Pfizer’s UK operating business.

During April 2003, Pfizer and Pharmacia combined operations, bringing together two of the world’s fastest-growing and most innovative companies. This made Pfizer Ltd the largest pharmaceutical company in the UK and the number one supplier of medicines to the NHS.

Products and services

The company provides medicines to help treat a variety of serious and life–threatening conditions. With the combined portfolios and resources of Wyeth and Pfizer, Specialty Care has grown substantially. The business unit’s current portfolio includes more than 20 medicines in 12 disease areas, and the pipeline contains more than 25 compounds and indications in Phases II and III. Specialty Care holds leadership positions in vaccines and disease areas such as inflammation, infectious disease, hemophilia and ophthalmology. Neuroscience, Gastroenterology, Women’s Health, Infectious Diseases and Immunology.
Prescription medicines (top 50): Lipitor (1), Lyrica (15), Viagra (26), Xalatan (36).



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