The pharmaceutical industry produces drugs for use as medications to be given to patients with the aim to cure them. Pharmaceutical companies manufacture & sell innovative branded medications, generic drugs and medical devices. The pharmaceutical companies have to follow a no. of rules and regulations concerned with the drugs. They are subject to a no of rules & regulations that rule the patents, testing the drug, safety & efficacy of the drug & marketing & selling of the drugs. The current age of the pharmaceutical industry involves separation and refining of chemical compounds, chemical synthesis, and computer aided bio informatics.

The pharmaceutical industry can generally be categorized into following 3 categories i.e. Pharmaceutical Intermediate Industry (raw material for API), API Industry & FDF (Finished Dosage formulation) Industry.

  • Pharmaceutical Intermediate: Pharmaceutical intermediates are the core chemical ingredients in active pharmaceutical ingredients that are used in manufacturing medications for the treatment of various diseases.
  • API: API manufacturers are the manufacturers who manufacture API from raw materials (pharmaceutical intermediate) through chemical and biological process.
  • FDF (Finished Dosage formulation): FDF means finished drug product that is ready for intake for the cure or subsiding the symptoms. FDFs can take a no. of dosage forms, i.e. tablets, capsules, topical gel, a liquid solution, or any other type. FDFs usually contain an API along with a no. of inactive ingredients i.e. excipients. s

For example:

In API we have Paracetamol as an example in our database which shows 758 buyers from 95 countries and 329 suppliers from 40 countries.

Similarly, In Intermediate we have N-heptane where we have 139 buyers from 21 countries and 95 suppliers from 24 countries.

Paracetamol FDF in our database shows 1575 unique buyers out of 167 countries and 1795 suppliers from 68 countries.

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