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AbbVie Inc

1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
www.abbvie.com
Public
NYSE:ABBV
 Synopsis: Business Condition
Year Founded 1888
Employment 28,000
Sector Healthcare
Industry Drug Manufacturers - Major
AbbVie Inc
     Last modified on: 11/24/2014

AAbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott. bbVie Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical products worldwide. Its products include adult and pediatric pharmaceuticals, such as HUMIRA, a biologic therapy administered as a subcutaneous injection to treat autoimmune diseases; Synthroid to treat hypothyroidism; AndroGel, a daily testosterone replacement therapy; Creon, a pancreatic enzyme therapy for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency; Kaletra, a prescription anti-HIV-1 medicine used with other anti-HIV-1 medications to increase the chance of treatment response in people with HIV-1; Norvir , a protease inhibitor indicated in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection; and Lupron, a product for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. The company also offers TriCor and TRILIPIX, which are fibric acid derivatives that are indicated as adjuncts to diet to reduce total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and triglyceride levels; Niaspan, an extended release form of niacin that is indicated as an adjunct to diet to reduce total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and triglyceride levels, as well as to increase HDL cholesterol levels; Synagis, which protects at-risk infants from severe respiratory disease or respiratory syncytial virus; Sevoflurane, an anesthesia product for human use; Duodopa, a levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel used to treat advanced Parkinson's disease; and Zemplar used for the prevention and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism. It sells its products to wholesalers, distributors, government agencies, health care facilities, specialty pharmacies, and independent retailers from its distribution centers and public warehouses. It has a strategic collaboration with Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and a research and development collaboration with California Life Sciences LLC. AbbVie Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in North Chicago, Illinois. As of January 01, 2013, AbbVie Inc. operates independently of Abbott Laboratories.

  

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