Founded in New York in 1849, Pfizer is the world's premier biopharmaceutical company taking new approaches to better health. It discovers, develops, manufactures and delivers quality, safe and effective prescription medicines to treat and help prevent diseases for both people and animals.
From the beginning, Pfizer has been a pioneer in developing medicines to meet the needs of our world. It was the medical needs of the sick and wounded in World War II inspired Pfizer scientists to find a way to mass-produce the world's wonder drug, Penicillin. As a result, Pfizer became the largest producer of this life-saving medicine. This commitment to helping the sick continues today. Since the establishment of its first office in the United States, Pfizer has led the way in the search for new medicines and breakthroughs for treating heart disease, pain, depression and etc.
As the world's premier biopharmaceutical company, Pfizer discovers and develops new ways to treat and prevent life-threatening and debilitating illnesses, and manufactures and markets leading medicines for humans and animals, in different parts of the world. Pfizer's pipeline of medicines cover various therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular, metabolic and endocrine diseases, inflammation, infectious diseases, gastrointestinal & hepatology, dermatology, oncology, neuroscience, ophthalmology, genitourinary, pain and allergy & respiratory, vaccine, bio-therapeutics as well as consumer health products.
Pfizer's vision for health is a holistic one. It goes beyond the search for clinical treatment to encompass an extensive portfolio of consumer health products. Together, these help to improve the quality of life for people around the world and realize the potential for a healthier, happier community.