Address: 2 et 4 rue Lionel Terray
92 506 Rueil-Malmaison Cedex,France
Tel: 01 55 47 67 66
Novartis International AG is a world pharmaceutical leader based in Basel, Switzerland, ranking number one in revenues, which accounted over $53 billion in 2008, and number three in sales, which accounted 36.173 billon in 2008.
Novartis is one of the largest healthcare companies in the world and a leading giant among pharmaceutical companies. Novartis manufactures drugs such as clozapine (Clozaril), diclofenac (Voltaren), carbamazepine (Tegretol), valsartan (Diovan), imatinib mesylate (Gleevec / Glivec), ciclosporin (Neoral / Sandimmun), letrozole (Femara), methylphenidate (Ritalin), terbinafine (Lamisil), and others. Novartis owns Sandoz, a large manufacturer of generic drugs.
The French market represents the third biggest source of revenues to the company worldwide.
Products and services
The company has an extensive array of products that go from pharmaceuticals to vaccines and diagnosis, generics, OTCs, animal health and others.