BioSpectrum Ranking Survey: Rank 7: AstraZeneca Pharma India

Diabetes portfolio of the company grew by 74 percent post acquisition from Bristol Myers-Squibb and launch of Forxiga

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AstraZeneca Pharma India
Total Revenue: Rs 570.5 crore
MD: Sanjay Murdeshwar

Bangalore based AstraZeneca Pharma India's total revenue for FY 15-16 is Rs 5,705,049,408 (Rs 5705 million).

The company registered sales of Rs 5167.6 million with a growth of 11 percent achieving a Net Profit of Rs 53 million, during the year. The company's key growth brands - Brilinta, Forxiga, Onglyza, Kombiglyze and Symbicort, witnessed robust growth of 76 percent over last year, providing strong momentum to the company's performance throughout the year.

Diabetes portfolio of the company grew by 74 percent post acquisition from Bristol Myers-Squibb and launch of Forxiga. Forxiga is part of a newer class of medicines known as SGLT2 (Sodium Glucose Cotransporter 2) inhibitors that act to block reabsorption of sugar in the kidneys.

In addition, Brilinta won the OPPI Marketing Excellence Awards in the category of ‘Best New Pharma Product Launch'. Brilinta also won the ‘Brand of The Year' AWACS - AIOCD Award for Chronic category under ‘Best New Pharma Product Launch'. The drug, Brilinta (Ticagrelor) which provides cardiologists with a new and effective treatment to help reduce the rate of heart attack and cardiovascular deaths in adult patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS).

 

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